Financial literacy is the ability to understand how money works in the world. It refers to the set of skills and knowledge that allows an individual to make informed and effective decisions with all of their financial resources. Managing your finances also includes managing any debt you may have. RMAI encourages proactive communications between consumers, lenders and collectors at all times.
We’ve listed below some websites and resources to help you manage your finances, including understanding your rights and responsibilities regarding credit and debt collection.
A free program of the nation’s Certified Public Accountants to help Americans understand their personal finances through every stage of life.
This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans.
Designed to help you feed your piggy bank, this site provides tools, articles, tips and resources to help you think through your spending and saving habits, identify ways you can start saving and commit to making changes that will reduce your debt and grow your savings. This site is part of a national public service campaign sponsored by the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and The Advertising Council.