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Financial Literacy Resources 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.

 

Automobiles

New & used vehicle pricing:

www.autobytel.com

www.kbb.com  

www.nada.com  

www.edmunds.com  

Auto safety & recalls

www.autosafety.org

www.carsafety.org  

www.nhtsa.gov  

Avenues for redress:

www.bbonline.org  

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

Consumer Information (Interest rates, etc.)

Fraud and safety concerns:
www.cpsc.gov

www.fcc.gov

www.dot.gov

www.usps.gov
www.fraud.org

Interest rates:

www.bankrate.com

www.banx.com  

www.chicagofed.org

www.federalreserve.gov

www.ftc.gov

www.lendingtree.com

Prices and product information:

www.pricescan.com

www.consumerreports.org  

State and local consumer protection offices:

www.nacaanet.org

 

Cost of Living Data

www.accra.org

www.consumer-action.org

Credit Cards

www.cardtrak.com

Credit & Consumer Counseling

www.nfcc.org

www.profina.org

Credit Reporting & Scoring

www.equifax.com

www.experian.com

www.transunion.com

www.myfico.com

Credit Unions

www.cuna.org

Data on the Economy

www.bls.gov

www.conferenceboard.org

Estate Planning

Planning:

www.naepc.org

www.troweprice.com

Taxes:

www.irs.gov

www.hrblock.com

www.taxprophet.com

Wills:

www.nolo.com


Financial Information

www.federalreserve.gov

Financial markets:

www.amex.com

www.cbot.com

www.cme.com

www.nasdaq.com

www.nyse.com

Mutual Funds:

www.bloomberg.com

www.brill.com

www.money.cnn.com  

www.fool.com  

www.kiplinger.com

www.morningstar.com

www.sec.gov

www.troweprice.com  

www.valueline.com

www.vanguard.com

News

money.cnn.com

www.cbs.marketwatch.com

Options & Futures:

www.cbot.com

www.ino.com

www.pitnews.com

www.pmpublishing.com

www.888options.com

REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts):

www.nareit.com

Savings Bonds & Treasury Securities:

www.publicdebt.treas.gov

www.savingsbond.gov

Stocks:

www.bloomberg.com

www.money.cnn.com

www.fool.com

www.kiplinger.com

www.morningstar.com

www.sec.gov

www.smartmoney.com

www.troweprice.com

www.valueline.com

www.vanguard.com

Financial Planners

www.cfp-board.org

www.fpanet.org

Financial Planning Advice

www.crown.org

www.fidelity.com

www.americanexpress.com

www.kiplinger.com

www.money.com

www.smartmoney.com

www.worth.com

Financial Planning Tools & Calculators

General Calculators:  

www.epinet.org

www.kiplinger.com/tools/

www.lowermybills.com

www.money.com

www.quicken.com

Loan Calculators:

www.interest.com

Repayment Calculator: 

www.debtanalyzer.com

    
Housing & Real Estate

Home Buying/Selling and Mortgage Information

www.ginniemae.gov  

www.homeloans.va.gov
www.homepath.com
www.hud.gov

www.mortgagecafe.com

www.mortgage-net.com
www.realtor.com

www.sellyourhomeyourself.com

Insurance - General

Consumer information:

www.insure.com
www.quicken.com/insurance/

Insurance company ratings:

www.standardandpoors.com

www.ambest.com/

Quotes:

www.insure.com

www.insquote.com

Regulatory issues:

www.naic.org

Insurance - Health

Consumer information:  

www.hiaa.org

www.insure.com
   

Federal Government health care plans:

www.ssa.gov/top10.html

Health care plan ratings:

www.healthchoices.org

Medicare:

www.medicare.gov

Quotes

www.insweb.com

www.quotesmith.com

www.insquote.com

Insurance - Life

Company ratings:

www.ambest.com

Consumer information:

www.life-line.org

www.naic.org

www.quicken.com/insurance/

     

Social Security Administration: ww.ssa.gov

Insurance Quotes:

www.insquote.com

www.quotesmith.com

 

Investing Information:

www.better-investing.org

www.e-analytics.com

www.fool.com  

www.investmentcompanyinstitute.org

www.ivillage.com

www.kiplinger.com

www.marketaxess.com

www.money.com

www.moneycentral.com

www.morningstar.com  

www.nasd.com

www.quicken.com  

www.sec.gov

www.smartmoney.com

www.troweprice.com

www.valueline.com

www.vanguard.com

www.worth.com

www.wsj.com

Investments

Bonds:

www.bonds-online.com

www.moodys.com

www.standardandpoors.com

 

Personal Finance Information and Legal Protections  

www.pueblo.gsa.gov

Retirement Planning

AARP:

www.aarp.com

Social Security:

www.ssa.gov

Miscellaneous:

www.dol.gov

www.401k.com

www.403bwise.com

Student Loan Information

www.salliemae.com

Tax Planning

www.irs.gov

www.jklasser.com

www.taxprophet.com

www.taxadmin.org

www.2040.com

www.taxplanet.com

www.quicken.com/taxes/

 

Books & Magazines

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

Bloomberg Television
CNNfn

 

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