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Financial Literacy

To Your Credit

What is the true cost of a credit card? The video above is sponsored by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, The Milwaukee Public Library, Make-a-Difference Wisconsin and the American Library Association.

Free Credit Reports

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires that each of the nationwide credit reporting companies provide a free copy of your credit report once a year. Find out more at the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Information website, or request yours at

Related Books

Below are a few examples of books related to credit cards and consumer debt. For more resources, try searching in WorldCat UMD using the following subject headings. 

  • Credit cards
  • Consumer credit
  • Loans, personal
  • Consumption (economics)
  • Consumer behavior