Financial Education - National Resources

National Organizations

The following organizations provide resources for consumers seeking information and assistance related to personal finance.

5 Tips for Getting the Most from Your Credit Card
Board of Governors

Foreclosure Resources for Consumers
Board of Governors

5 Tips for Avoiding Foreclosure Scams
Offers ways to protect yourself when seeking help with keeping your home. Board of Governors

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
List of approved housing counseling agencies, by state
Phone: 1-888-466-3487

Personal Financial Education
Federal Reserve System financial education site.

Freddie Mac: Homebuyer Education
Phone number for Freddie Mac's North Central region, which encompasses most of the Ninth District:

Institute of Consumer Financial Education
Phone: 619-239-1401

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Emphasizes K-12 financial education.
Phone: 1-888-45-EDUCATE, or 1-888-453-3822

National Association of Securities Dealers
Phone: 240-386-4200 (MediaSource)

National Council on Economic Education
Phone: 1-800-338-1192

National Endowment for Financial Education
Phone: 303-741-6333

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Provides information on counseling, debt management plans, money management education, and homeowner counseling and education.
Phone: 1-800-388-2227

The Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation's
Neighborworks® Network

Phone: 202-220-2300

Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation District Offices:

  • Great Lakes District—Michigan: 513-221-4260
  • North Central District—Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin: 816-931-4176 or 1-800-823-1428
  • Rocky Mountain District—Montana: 303-782-0299

The Beehive
Sponsored by One Economy Corporation. Provides information to address everyday questions and concerns about money, jobs, health and other matters.

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service
Phone: 202-720-0742

U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Financial Education
Provides updates on the Treasury's financial education activities, including testimony and speeches from federal officials and information on the Financial Literacy and Education Commission.

My Money.Gov

Ninth District State Resources

National Resources

Minneapolis Fed Contact Information

  • Jacqueline Gausvik, Community Development - 612-204-5869
  • Patti Lorenzen, Media Representative - 612-204-5261

Views expressed by the above organizations do not necessarily represent those of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System or the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis.


External Links
Federal Reserve Education