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Building a Better Credit Report - This detailed report will provide information on how to improve your credit report. It offers tips on dealing with debt, cautions about credit-related scams, offers information on identity theft and lists resources for additional information. read more >> 

Fighting Back Against Identity Theft - Identity theft is a growing concern in our society today. This publication deals with all parts of identity theft, including how identity theft occurs, what to do if it happens, how to resolve problems and how to minimize recurrences. read more >> 

Work at Home Schemes - Things that seem too good to be true often are. This resource will explain many types of work-at-home schemes including medical billing, envelope stuffing and assembly or craft work. It also lists good questions to ask to potential at-home employers and where to complain if a problem should occur. read more >> 

Focus on Finances - This document sets out to improve the personal financial literacy of young adults. It teaches about consumer issues like credit, identity theft and buying a car. It also has important tips on budgeting, debt and even worksheet guides for purchasing a new or used car. read more >>

Understanding Your FICO Score - This publication helps explain what makes up a credit score, what’s in your credit report, and why it’s important to know your FICO score. You will also learn who to contact for information on your credit report and helpful tips on keeping your identity safe. read more >> 

How to be an Informed Consumer - This resource gives tips on managing your finances, major purchases and investments, consumer rights, avoiding scams and rip-offs, and safety and security. You will learn how to establish credit, tips on buying a house or car, and the steps to take to resolve credit disputes. read more >> 

Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Teens and Tweens - Social networking sites are everywhere and are growing more and more popular every day. This resource explains the dangers of social networking sites and lists several safety tips for socializing online. read more >>