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Consumers Count: Tools and resources for money decisions

Take control of your financial life with these ten tools that can help you make choices at the grocery store, pay your credit card bill, and deal with debt. They can also prepare you for money decisions like buying a home or figuring out how to pay for college.

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Toddlers to teens: How to kick-start your child’s saving habits

On our newly redesigned web resource Money as You Grow, you will find activities designed for each age group to help prepare your children for their financial lives. We’ve also combined the activities with our research on how adults develop financial well-being to show you why the activities work. Let us know what you think! 

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Creating your own financial rules to live by

Consumers have told us that they sometimes find common financial advice — like “save 10% of your income” — hard to apply to their own circumstances. Some common financial advice may feel beyond your reach based on your current financial situation. Don’t feel discouraged, you can create your own personal rules to live by that work for your financial situation. We have created three worksheets to help you.

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Take a tour of Money as You Grow! Our new resource to help parents and caregivers give children a strong financial start

Money can be a complicated topic, and knowing what’s best for your child can be difficult. To help parents and caregivers, we’re launching a newly redesigned web resource, Money as You Grow, with activities designed for each age group, from children as young as three years old to teenagers and young adults.