I’ve already written on this blog page about some of the regional events and online resources related to Financial Literacy Month in April. Now I want to encourage you to enjoy some of these online activities that will help you “spring” into your own financial literacy.
Fun and Informative Activities for You
Check your knowledge with a Financial Literacy Month preparation quiz.
Get the most bang for your precious bucks by finding the best high interest savings accounts, high-yield money market accounts, highest CD rates, and lowest mortgage rates at the Bankrate.com website. This site also offers calculators for a variety of financial issues, from the decision of whether to buy or lease a car, to debt, mortgage, and savings issues.
You’ll find even more calculators at the Financial Calculators website – your current and project cash flow or net worth, consolidating or re-structuring credit card debt, the effects of payroll adjustments on your take-home pay, your investment risk tolerance, and various insurance retirement, savings and tax issues.
Resources on the Financial Literacy Month Website
The Financial Literacy Month website offers you ways to commit to and build your own financial wellness.
You can take a pledge to establish and follow a financial plan through having healthy attitudes about money.
There are tools for success, including worksheets for income, net worth, debt load, financial priorities and goals, expenditures and expenses, and an eBook with tips contributed by financially adept consumers.
The Tips for Change desktop gadget for keeping up on consumer tips. You have a choice of gadgets that work with Vista, Google, and Facebook.
Alaris Financial Literacy eLearning
If you’re ready to launch your own financial literacy education, go to www.AlarisFinancialLiteracy.com for the best practices of Financial Literacy. To learn more about this exciting financial literacy curricula, simply click the links below for free information.
Are there Financial Literacy Month events planned in your community? What do you think? Please share your comments.