At Bank of North Dakota, we believe when our residents make smart financial decisions that individuals, families and businesses thrive. If you would like to learn more about or teach a course on financial literacy, you may find the following materials useful.
American Institute of CPAs
The 360 degrees of Financial Literacy website offers personal finance tools and information for every stage of life.
- Recent legislation
- Credit and debt
- In the workplace
- Paying for education
- Budgeting & spending
- Family financial planning
- Home ownership
- In crisis
- Retirement planning
- Investor education
- Owning a business
- Ask the Money Doctor
Feed the Pig offers free financial information and tools to help 25- to 34-year-olds control their personal finances.
- Manage your money
- Master credit and debt
- Plan ahead
- Tools to make a plan to meet personal financial goals
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
CFPB’s website offers a variety of financial tools and resources for all consumers.
- Education resources on getting different types of loans
- Information for economically-vulnerable adults
- Resources for older adults and families
- Submit a complaint about a financial product or service
FDIC Money Smart
Money Smart can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.
- Free resources and implementation tips to teach financial management to young people, adults and older adults
- Tools to learn about personal financial management for adults and young adults 13 years and older. This is a computer-based or CD-ROM based instruction tool. Podcasts cover the basics of banking, checking accounts, savings and borrowing money.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
The St. Louis Fed’s economic education website offers hundreds of free interactive lesson plans, activities, and classroom publications for teachers, students, and consumers.
- No-Fills Money Skills video series
- Tools for Enhancing the Stock Market Game™: Invest it Forward™ video series
- Continuing Feducation Video Series
- Page One Economics
- Focus on Finance
- Making Personal Finance Decisions curriculum unit
- Budgeting 101 online learning module
Federal Trade Commission
Consumer.gov helps consumers be information and keep their personal information secure.
- Managing your money
- Toolbox for educators and trainers
- Credit, loans and debt
- Scams and identity theft
Financial Literacy and Education Commission
Mymoney.gov is a website that offers resources and tools to learn and teach principles on making financial decisions and setting financial goals.
- Toolbox for youth education
- Teachers and educators
- Federally funded research reports
- Five building blocks for managing and growing money: Earn, Save & Invest, Protect, Spend, Borrow
Mint by Intuit is a free website with tools and resources to help you manage your personal finances.
- Tools for creating budgets
- Credit card, savings and checking account comparisons
- Bill tracking tool
- Credit scores
Money Management International
Money Management International website offers credit and budgeting resources in a variety of formats.
- Small business resources
National Endowment for Financial Education
Smart About Money offers free online courses and other tools to help with financial fitness and long-term wealth plans.
- Crisis and fraud
- Education and career
- Family and finances
- Holidays and money
- Housing and transportation
- Insurance and taxes
- Retirement and aging
- Saving and investing
- Spending and borrowing
- Online guided learning experiences
Next Gen Personal Finance
Free online games engage students in decision making for their future.
- Paying for college
- Managing credit
Contact us if you are interested in more information on financial literacy.