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St. George Library Center Money Matters - Banking

MONEY MATTERS - BANKING

 

Benefits of Being Banked:

 

http://money.howstuffworks.com/

http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance

http://money.howstuffworks.com/personal-finance/banking

 

Why People May Not Be Banked:

 

http://foreignborn.com/self-help/banking/

http://foreignborn.com/self-help/banking/3-acct_types.htm

 

Government Information Websites:

 

http://fdic.gov/

http://ncua.gov/

http://irs.gov/

http://socialsecurity.gov/

http://bankrate.com/finance/topic/bank-safety.aspx

http://occ.treas.gov/

http://helpwithmybank.gov/

http://helpwithmybank.gov/get-answers/bank-accounts/bank-accounts.html

 

ChexSystems – Check here if you have been denied a bank account:

 

http://consumerdebit.com

https://consumerdebit.com/consumerinfo/us/en/index.htm


NY Lifeline Accounts:

 

http://ag.ny.gov/bureaus/consumer_frauds/tips/basic_banking.html

 

How to Balance a Checkbook:

 

http://youtube.com/watch?v=vXsavJrK9Ng

http://ehow.com/how_4912892_balance-checkbook-register.html

 

Help for Consumers:

 

http://dfs.ny.gov/

http://dfs.ny.gov/consumer/bankaccount.htm

http://deposits.org/dictionary/categories/banking/

http://investorwords.com

 

How Compound Interest Works:

 

http://dinkytown.net/

http://dinkytown.net/savings.html

http://dinkytown.net/java/CompoundInterest.html

 

Truth in Savings Act:

 

http://fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/rights

 

Shop for Banking Services:

 

http://credit.com/life_stages/starting_out/Seven-Questions-To-Ask-Before-Opening-a-Bank-Account.jsp

 

Government Benefits via Debit Cards if You Are Unbanked:

 

http://usdirectexpress.com/edcfdtclient/index.html

http://labor.ny.gov/directpaymentcard/faq.shtm

 

SS and SSI Payment Rules:

 

http://socialsecurity-us.net/

 

Adjust Your Form W-4:

 

http://irs.gov

http://paycheckcity.com

 

Alternative Financial Service Providers:

 

http://urban.org/publications/410935.html

 

Check Cashing Fees:

 

http://thebeehive.org/money/spend-it/understanding-check-cashing-and-payday-loans/cost-using-check-casher

http://accountnow.com/check-cashing/

http://bankrate.com/finance/checking/video-check-cashing-services.aspx

 

Financial Crimes Information:

 

http://fincen.gov/

http://home2.nyc.gov/html/cjc/html/fraud/about.shtml

http://ag.ny.gov/bureaus/consumer_frauds/tips/basic_banking.html

 

State Banking and Credit Union Resources:

 

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation:          http://fdic.gov/
Office of the Comptroller of the currency:       http://occ.gov/
NY Department of Financial Services:             http://dfs.ny.gov/
National Credit Union Administration:            http://ncua.gov
NY Credit Union Association:                        http://cuany.org/
Federal Reserve Board:                               http://federalreserve.gov
Financial Literacy Education:                        http://mymoney.gov
NY Federal Reserve Information:                  http://newyorkfed.org/multimedia/index.html

 
Cornell Financial Information Website:

 

http://extension.org/personal_finance

http://cce.cornell.edu/nutrition/pages/financialmanagement.aspx

 

Rutgers Financial Information Website:

 

http://njaes.rutgers.edu/money/

 

Other Sources of Financial Information:

 

Children:                                                  http://kids.gov
Investors:                                                 http://finra.org/Investors/index.htm
Federal Reserve publications:                    http://dallasfed.org/educate/pfe.html
Federal Trade Commission:                       http://ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm
Consumer Action:                                     http://money-wise.org/
America Saves:                                         http://americasaves.org/

 

Bank-On-Cities Campaign:

 

http://nlc.org/find-city-solutions/iyef/family-economic-success/asset-building/index

http://occ.gov/static/community-affairs/community-developments-investments/spring09/articles/bank_on/cde09spring01.htm