Financial Literacy for Parents

This page provides links to over 100 websites, a book list and video resources where you can get information on just about any topic relating to money.

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Automobiles

New & used vehicle pricing:
autobytel.com
kbb.com
nada.com
edmunds.com

Auto safety & recalls
autosafety.org
carsafety.org
nhtsa.gov

Avenues for redress:
bbonline.org

Lemon Laws:
autopedia.com/html/HotLinks_Lemon.html

Consumer Information (Interest rates, etc.)

Fraud and safety concerns:
cpsc.gov
fcc.gov
www.dot.gov
fraud.org

Interest rates:
bankrate.com
banx.com
chicagofed.org
federalreserve.gov
ftc.gov
lendingtree.com

Prices and product information:
pricescan.com
consumerreports.org

State and local consumer protection offices:
nacaanet.org

Cost of Living Data

accra.org
consumer-action.org

Credit Cards

cardtrak.com

Credit & Consumer Counseling

nfcc.org
profina.org

Credit Reporting & Scoring

equifax.com
experian.com
transunion.com
myfico.com

Credit Unions

cuna.org

Data on the Economy

bls.gov
conferenceboard.org

Estate Planning

Planning:
naepc.org
troweprice.com

Taxes:

irs.gov
hrblock.com
taxprophet.com

Wills:
nolo.com

Financial Information

federalreserve.gov

Financial markets

amex.com
cbot.com
cme.com
nasdaq.com
nyse.com

Mutual Funds:
bloomberg.com
brill.com
money.cnn.com
fool.com
kiplinger.com
morningstar.com
sec.gov
troweprice.com
valueline.com
vanguard.com
 

News:
money.cnn.com
cbs.marketwatch.com

Options & Futures:
cbot.com
ino.com
pitnews.com
pmpublishing.com
888options.com

REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts):
nareit.com

Savings Bonds & Treasury Securities:
publicdebt.treas.gov
savingsbond.gov

Stocks:
bloomberg.com
money.cnn.com
fool.com
kiplinger.com
morningstar.com
sec.gov
troweprice.com
valueline.com
smartmoney.com
vanguard.com

Financial Planners

cfp-board.org
fpanet.org

Financial Planning Advice

crown.org
fidelity.com
americanexpress.com
kiplinger.com
money.com
smartmoney.com
worth.com

Financial Planning Tools & Calculators

General Calculators:
epinet.org
kiplinger.com/tools
lowermybills.com
money.com
quicken.com

Loan Calculators:
interest.com

Repayment Calculator:
debtanalyzer.com

Housing & Real Estate

Home Buying/Selling and Mortgage Information

ginniemae.gov
homepath.com
hud.gov
mortgagecafe.com
mortgage-net.com
realtor.com
sellyourhomeyourself.com

Insurance - General

Consumer information:
insure.com
quicken.com/insurance

Insurance company ratings:
standardandpoors.com
ambest.com

Quotes:
insure.com
insquote.com

Regulatory issues:
naic.org

Insurance - Health

Consumer information:
hiaa.org
insure.com

Federal Government health care plans:
ssa.gov/top10.html

Health care plan ratings:
healthchoices.org

Medicare:
medicare.gov

Quotes:
insweb.com
quotesmith.com
insquote.com

Insurance - Life

Company ratings

ambest.com

Consumer information:
life-line.org
naic.org
quicken.com/insurance

Social Security Administration:
ssa.gov

Insurance Quotes:
insquote.com
quotesmith.com

Investing Information

better-investing.org
e-analytics.com
www.fool.com
investmentcompanyinstitute.org
ivillage.com
kiplinger.com
marketaxess.com
money.com
moneycentral.com
morningstar.com
nasd.com
quicken.com
sec.gov
smartmoney.com
troweprice.com
valueline.com
vanguard.com
worth.com
wsj.com

Investments

Bonds:
bonds-online.com
moodys.com
standardandpoors.com

Personal Finance Information and Legal Protections

pueblo.gsa.gov

Retirement Planning

AARP:
aarp.com

Social Security:
ssa.gov

Miscellaneous:
dol.gov
401k.com
403bwise.com

Student Loan Information

salliemae.com

Tax Planning

irs.gov
jklasser.com
taxprophet.com
taxadmin.org
2040.com
taxplanet.com
quicken.com/taxes

Books & Magazines

Section Content

The Child Entrepreneur

The Money Making Book for Kids
Author: Spring. Asher

Jobs for Kids: The Guide to Having Fun and Making Money
Author: Carol Barkin

Kid's Guide to Making Money
Author: Judy Bawstyra

Extra Cash for Kids
Author: Larry Belliston

The Totally Awesome Business Book for Kids
Author: Adriane G. Berg

Every Kids Guide to Making and Managing Money
Author: Joy Wilt Berry

Totally Awesome Money/Business Book Pak for Kids
Author: Arthur Berg Bochner

50 Money Making Ideas for Kids
Author: Lauree Burkett

Fast Cash for Kids
Author: Bonnie Drew

Kid Biz
Author: Bonnie Drew

Show Me the Money!: 101 Money Making Projects for Kids
Author: Bonnie Drew

The Kids' Business Book
Author: Arlene Erlbach

Kid Money
Author: B. Faaborg

Kids Can Make Money Too!
Author: Vada Lee Jones

Kid Cash: Creative Money-Making Ideas (for Kids by Kids)
Author: Joe Lamancusa

Big Bucks for Kids
Author: Jan Leasure

Money and Kids; How to Earn It, Save It, and Spend It
Author: Mary Price Lee

How Kids Can Really make Money
Author: Shari Lewis

Kids Can Make Money Too
Author: Faye M. Rempel

World of Money Presents Funny Business: A Bazillion Cool Business Ideas for Kids!
Author: Michael J. Searls

The First Official Money Making Book for Kids
Author: Fred C. Shanaman

Money-Making Ideas for Kids
Author: Todd Temple

The Biz Kids' Guide to Success: Money-Making Ideas for Young Entrepreneurs
Author: Terri Thompson

Good Cents: Every Kid's Guide to Making Money
Author: Martha Weston

101 Marvelous Money-Making Ideas for Kids
Author: Heather Wood

The Kids' Money-Making Book
Author: Jim Young

Kids & Allowance

Earning an Allowance
Author: Joy Berry

Allowance System Took Kit
Author: Ron Berry

Home Allowance and Chore Kit
Author: Larry Burkett

Making Allowances
Author: Paul W. Lermitte

Kids' Allowances
Author: David McCurrach

The Allowance Workbook for Kids and Their Parents
Author David McCurrach

The Kids' Allowance Book
Author: Amy Nathan

Monthly Money: Allowance & Responsibility System for Kids & Teenagers
Author: Craig Rhyne

World of Money Allowance Kit
Author: Michael J. Searls

Kids & Careers

Jobs for Kids
Author: Jeanne Kiefer

Career Ideas for Kids Who Like Money
Author: Diane Lindsey

Money Management: Kids

Money-Savvy Kids
Author: Raymond Albrektson

It's My Money: A Kid's Guide to the Green Stuff
Author: Ann Banks

The Totally Awesome Money Book for Kids
Author: Adriane G. Berg

Every Kids Guide to Making and Managing Money
Author: Joy Wilt Berry

Smart-Money Moves for Kids
Author: Judith Briles

Money Book for Kids
Author: Nancy Burgeson

Kid's Money Book
Author: Patricia Byers

Money Matters for Kids
Author: Larry Burkett

Larry Burkett's Money Planner for Kids
Author: Larry Burkett

Kid Money
Author: B. Faaborg

The Kid's Money Book
Author: Neale S. Godfrey

Neale S. Godfreys Ultimate Kids Money Book
Author: Neale S. Godfrey

Money Sense for Kids!
Author: Hollis Page Harman

Growing Money: A Complete Investing Guide for Kids
Author: Gail Karlitz

The Kids' Complete Guide to Money
Author: Kathleen Sharaar Kyte

The Money Book and Hideaway Bank
Author: Arnie Levin

The Kids' Money Book
Author: Jamie McGillian

The Savvy Kid's Book of Smarts
Author: Carole Marsh

The Everything Kids' Money Book
Author: Diane Mayr

The Kids' Money Book
Author: Jamie McGillian

The Kid's Guide to Money
Author: Steve Otfinoski

A Kid's Guide to Managing Money
Author: Joy Wilt

The Money Book: A Smart Kid's Guide to Savvy Saving and Spending/Gook and Bank
Author: Elaine Wyatt

Money Management: Parents

Your Kids, Your Money: A Financial Survival Manual for Parents
Author: Adriane G. Berg

How to Raise Kids Without Going Broke
Author: Peter Finch

Raising Happy Kids on a Reasonable Budget
Author: Patricia Gallagher

Raising Kids with Just a Little Cash
Author: Lisa Reid

How to Raise a Family on Less Than Two Incomes
Author: Denis M. Topolnicki

You Can Afford to Stay Home With Your Kids
Author: Malia McCawley Wyckoff

Teaching Kids about Money

Money-Savvy Kids
Author: Raymond Albrektson

Raising Money-Smart Kids
Author: Ron Blue

Dr. Tightwad's Money-Smart Kids
Author: Janet Bodnar

Raising Money-Wise Kids
Author: Judith Briles

Banking on Our Future: A Program for Teaching You and Your Kids about Money
Author: John Bryant

Kids Money and Values Creative Ways to Teach
Author: Patricia Estess

Raising Financially Fit Kids
Author: Joline Godfrey

Money Doesn't Grow on Trees
Author: Ellie Kay

Rich Dad's Rich Kid Smart Kid: Giving Your Child a Financial Head Start
Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki

Raising Rich Kids
Author: Gerald Le Van

The Money Book and Hideaway Bank
Author: Arnie Levin

The First National Bank of Dad

Author: David Owen

Kids and Money: Giving Them Savvy to Succeed Financially
Author: Jayne A. Pearl

Financial Peace Jr.: Teaching Kids about Money!
Author: Dave Ramsey

Kids and Money
Author: Michael J. Searls

Kids, Parents & Money
Author: Willard Stawski

The Money Tree Myth: A Parents' Guide to Helping Kids Unravel the Mysteries of Money
Author: Gail Vaz-Oxlade

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Money-Smart Kids
Author: Barbara Weltman

Captivate Your Kids: Teaching Your Teens Financial Independence
Author: John E. Dr. Whitcomb

Understanding Kids & Money

Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Author: Robert T. Kiyosaki

Kids, Money & Values
Author: Particia Schiff

Kids, Parents & Money
Author: Willard Stawski

What Kids Really Want that Money Can't Buy
Author: Betsy Taylor

Televised Resources