Web Links for Consumer Math
FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation)
- The Official FDIC Website—An independent agency created by the Congress that maintains the stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system by insuring deposits, examining and supervising financial institutions, and managing receiverships
Publications that compare prices of products and services and rate them accordingly.
- Consumer Reports—Describing itself as "an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves"
- Consumer Guide—Site claiming to "combine in-depth easy to understand articles about how the world around us works, with expert ratings and reviews to help you make informed decisions"
- Crown Financial Ministries—Site dedicated to giving financial advice to Christians of all economic status. Part of the Late Larry Burkett’s ministry
- How Credit Cards Work—An explanation of the history, design, and use of credit cards
- Types of Interest - Mathforum.org—An explanation of the different types of interest. Site also includes pages with step-by-step sample problems
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Due to the transient nature of websites, these links are updated regularly. At the time of publication, all of the web links suggested in our educational materials were active. Since then, some may have been replaced by similar websites or removed from this list. If you have comments, suggestions, questions, or find that one of these resources is no longer in service, please e-mail us.