English Library: Money Management

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future

The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part three, Planning a Secure Future, focuses on leaving the workforce, funding your retirement and protecting what you’ve accumulated. Topics include tapping your investments and home equity, staying adequately insured, managing medical expenses, the basics of estate planning and, for some grandparents, raising a second family.

Category: Insurance Investing Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Money Management on Apr 05, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals

The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part two, Achieving Financial Goals, addresses updating your budget, accumulating a nest egg and protecting your assets. Topics include budgeting and debt management, saving and investing, homeownership and insurance.

Category: Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start

The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part one, Getting a Strong Start, addresses how to manage your income, use credit wisely and live within your means. Topics include understanding your pay stub, filing your tax returns, creating a budget, setting up bank accounts, establishing and building good credit and managing student loans.

Category: Banking Credit Foreclosure Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides

The Choosing a Prepaid Card PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

This 24-page packet, only available as a PDF download, contains a detailed curriculum for teaching how to choose, use and manage a prepaid card wisely, and two classroom activities that provide an opportunity for participants to apply what they’ve learned.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder

The “Choosing a Prepaid Card” training manual provides the answers to many of the questions that a consumer shopping for a reloadable prepaid card might have, from “Where can I find a list of the card’s fees?” to “Whom do I contact if I have a problem with my card?”

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 14, 2015

 
A Consumer’s Guide to Choosing a Prepaid Card

Library: English | A Consumer’s Guide to Choosing a Prepaid Card

A prepaid card that charges low fees, comes with desirable features and offers strong consumer protections can be a good choice for many consumers. This publication will help you learn how to compare your options and choose the best prepaid card for your needs.

Category: Banking Money Management Prepaid Cards on Jun 16, 2015

 
The Right Overdraft Protection Plan

Library: English | The Right Overdraft Protection PlanA wise choice

Spending more money than is in your checking account can be a costly mistake. This fact sheet presents the consequences of overdrawing your account, the high cost of “courtesy” overdraft coverage, the better overdraft protection plans that exist and tips for avoiding overdrafts altogether.

Category: Banking Money Management on Mar 10, 2015

 
Checking and Savings Accounts - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Checking and Savings Accounts - PowerPoint Training Slides

This downloadable PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Checking and Savings Accounts” lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that will help to engage learners and improve retention.

Category: Banking Money Management on Feb 26, 2014

 
Checking and Savings Accounts - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Checking and Savings Accounts - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

This downloadable packet guides community educators through a two-hour presentation on selecting, opening, using and managing checking and savings accounts. In addition to the lesson plan (to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation), the packet includes exercises, resources and a class evaluation form.

Category: Banking Money Management on Feb 25, 2014

 
 

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