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Financial Literacy

Subject Guide

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Zaida Diaz
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Contact:
4227 McKeldin Library
(301)405-9156

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Lily Griner
Contact:
griner@umd.edu
4229 McKeldin Library
301-405-9278

Credit

Affects your reputation as a borrower – determines your ability to rent an apartment, finance a car, apply for a job, etc

Check Your Credit

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 www.annualcreditreport.com.

Video: 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.