From PBS, a series of articles, videos, and tools that explain some of the principle issues relating to financial literacy. Particular attention is given to stories of financial distress and how these situations were resolved.
Money Matters on Campus is a new report detailing the findings from a survey of 40,000 first-year college students from across the U.S. and demonstrating to colleges and universities how student financial problems not only impact individual student outcomes but also the institutional mission.
From the Chronicle of Higher Education, this article deals with financial literacy as it pertains to students and the necessity of teaching it to give a more accurate picture of total college costs so that students can prepare to pay for their education.
This resource is provided by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE). CashCourse.org serves as a great resource for students as it speaks to many of the common financial pitfalls they may be encountering during their college years.
Money Crashers is a popular and comprehensive personal finance blog. Various aspects of personal finance are covered, such as: money management, careers, real estate, and investing. In addition, the blog also features reviews of consumer products such as rewards cards, credit cards, and even banks and loans.
Written by a former software engineer who retired around age 30, Mr. Money Mustache emphasizes living frugally, saving and investing most of one's earnings, and a do it yourself (DIY) ethos. The blog includes many consumer tips and tricks.
"NerdWallet is focused on helping people lead better lives through financial education and empowerment. When it comes to credit cards, insurance, loans or expenses like hospital costs, consumers make almost all their decisions in the dark. NerdWallet is changing that by building accessible online tools and providing research and experts that can’t be found anywhere else, all to help consumers take back control of their choices in a marketing-driven, trillion-dollar industry."
Contains useful financial information for people of all ages. The author, who is now in his 30s, used to have "significant debt" and now claims to save over 85% of his earnings. Blog posts may take an ideological slant or a more practical one.