Skip to main content

Financial Literacy

This guide provides resources for personal finance literacy.

Understanding Credit Scores

“Don’t get freaked out because we are all being watched. This "they" are the credit bureaus, and they’re watching how you handle money. And if you make a mistake, they will know it!”

Brad Burnett, “9 Things”

Thing 4 Video


  • Credit Bureaus

  • Credit Report

  • FICO Score

  • Repairing Credit

  • Identity Theft

You can use these topics as your keywords when you search the databases listed in the Helpful Research Databases Box or in Google.

Helpful Research Databases

Use these databases to search your research topics more thoroughly.

Helpful Videos

Identity Theft

Five Ways to Help Protect Your Identity

Repairing Credit

How to Choose a Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Helpful Books