Free Financial Self-Help Publications

Build your knowledge with these free financial education resources.

While a certain old adage may apply in other areas of your life, what you don’t know in finance CAN hurt you. Without the right information and a solid knowledge base you can potentially make mistakes that actually cost you money. With that in mind, Consolidated Credit has created this library of publications that offer free financial education on a variety of topics, from understanding the basics about credit cards to more complex topic like mortgages and home retention.

Below you can find over 40 titles in a convenient downloadable/printable PDF format. You can focus in on specific topics that may be challenging your ability to maintain financial stability, such as how to rebuild your credit so you can qualify more effectively for financing or vacation on a budget so you can avoid credit card debt. Or if you’re just starting to manage your money closely, you can start at the beginning with publications that help you build a good household budget and deal with financial stress that’s inevitable in anyone’s life.

No matter how much financial knowledge you have right now, at least one of the publications below should be able to help you build a better financial world. If you still have questions or you’d like to schedule a free consultation with a certified credit counselor, call us at or complete an online application to take advantage of a free debt and budget evaluation.

Budgeting
Budgeting Made Easy Budgeting Made Easy
Budgeting101 Budgeting101
Budgets are Cool to Learn about in School Budgets are Cool to Learn about in School
Credit
Credit in a New Country Credit in a New Country
Rebuilding Your Credit Rebuilding Your Credit
Repair Your Credit Repair Your Credit
Understanding Your Credit Score Understanding Your Credit Score
Credit Card Debt
Credit Cards: What You Need to Know Credit Cards: What You Need to Know
Medical Bills and Credit Cards Medical Bills and Credit Cards
Teenagers and Credit Cards Teenagers and Credit Cards
Understanding Your Credit Card Statement Understanding Your Credit Card Statement
Credit Counseling
Coping with Financial Stress Coping with Financial Stress
Does Your Financial Situation Scare You? Does Your Financial Situation Scare You?
Debt Management
Protect Yourself from Debt Collectors Protect Yourself from Debt Collectors
Foreclosure
Avoiding Foreclosure Avoiding Foreclosure
Coping with Financial Stress Coping with Financial Stress
Homebuyer
Budgeting Made Easy Budgeting Made Easy
Mortgages Mortgages
Housing Counseling
Avoiding Foreclosure Avoiding Foreclosure
Mortgages Mortgages
Use Your Home to Stay at Home Use Your Home to Stay at Home
Life Events
Affording College Affording College
Avoiding Scams In The Military Avoiding Scams In The Military
Death of Your Spouse Death of Your Spouse
Disaster Planning Disaster Planning
Divorce and Credit Divorce and Credit
Financial Realities for College Grads Financial Realities for College Grads
Identity Theft Identity Theft
Planning for the Golden Years Planning for the Golden Years
Surviving a Layoff Surviving a Layoff
The Wedding Planner The Wedding Planner
Vacation Budgeting Vacation Budgeting
When Love, Marriage and Money Come Together When Love, Marriage and Money Come Together
Money Management
Banking 101 Banking 101
Cutting Car Costs Cutting Car Costs
Cutting Healthcare Costs Cutting Healthcare Costs
Financial Strategies for Single Parents Financial Strategies for Single Parents
Holiday Survival Guide Holiday Survival Guide
Money Mistakes Money Mistakes
Money Savers for New Parents Money Savers for New Parents
Save Energy, Save Money Save Energy, Save Money
Shop Smart and Save Shop Smart and Save
Surviving the Recession Surviving the Recession
Talk to your Aging Parents Talk to your Aging Parents
Talking Money with Your Kids Talking Money with Your Kids
Women and Money Women and Money
Reverse Mortgage
Use Your Home to Stay at Home Use Your Home to Stay at Home

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