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Children & Young Adults, For Students, Money Smart Week, Seniors & Retirees, Veterans

Money Smart Week 2015 – Great free resources to increase your financial literacy!


msw-2015Money Smart Week is April 18-25, 2015 and the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) wants to remind the community that there are plenty of free online resources to help everyone, young and young at heart, to become more aware of the health and well-being of their personal finances!

According to its web site, Money Smart Week® was created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, and is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance.

FREE FINANCIAL LITERACY RESOURCES

http://www.moneysmartweek.org/resources
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/everydaylife/edlmoney
https://www.khanacademy.org/ (choose Economics and Finance)

Financial literacy games for children
http://www.moneysmartweek.org/games

Protect yourself and your finances online (FTC site)
http://www.onguardonline.gov/

Online Investing (InvestQuest Game)
http://www.onguardonline.gov/media/game-0007-invest-quest

Free Annual Credit Report
https://www.annualcreditreport.com/

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About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from a grant by the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia.The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).

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