Thursday, November 23

Financial Privacy Resources

These articles from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) describe the consumer provisions in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). The GLBA applies to banks, savings and loans, credit unions, insurance companies and insurance firms.

It also applies to retailers and automobile dealers that collect and share personal information about consumers to whom they extend or arrange credit.

Privacy Choices for Your Personal Financial Information
This fact sheet from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) describes the types of financial information that you can opt out of having shared.

The Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has numerous informative fact sheets on financial privacy.

Personal Privacy Resources

How to Keep Your Personal Information Secure
This FTC Consumer Alert provides tips to help you manage your personal information.

These fact sheets are from the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse:

FoolProof Education

FoolProof Education is a highly interactive, self-grading group of online lessons called "Modules." The Modules teach consumers of all ages about money, financial responsibility and the realities of the free enterprise system.

High School, College & Home School Curriculum

Closely aligned to the Common Core standards and state personal financial literacy requirements.

Educate Yourself, a Friend or Family Member

Choose from a wide variety of topics. Start and stop and continue at anytime.