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Estimate Your Credit Score

(www.walletpop.com)

The best credit card score estimator that we've found!
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Estimate your credit score calculator

(www.whatsmyscore.org)

A free application that allows you to roughly estimate your actual credit score
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Are you ready for "plastic" - credit card simulator

(www.channelone.com)

Are you ready to have your own plastic? Check out the credit cards in this game, and choose the one you'd like to have. But, be careful!
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How to save for your summer vacation

(www.investoreducation.org)

A game that challenges you to save for your vacation - test your skills
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How do I get a free credit report?

(www.ftc.gov)

A webpage that gives you all the facts and figures about ordering a free credit report
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Credit Card Optimizer

(www.forefieldkt.com)

The Credit Card Optimizer helps you determine the best distribution of your credit card debt. By entering your credit card balances, rates and credit limits this calculator determines which balance transfers will produce the greatest savings.
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How to choose a credit card.

(www.ftc.gov)

A webpage that helps you choose the right credit card for you
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The 5 Most Important Things That You Should Know About Checking Accounts!

(www.fdic.gov)

A webpage that tells you the five most important things to know about checks and checking account
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Line of credit pay down options

(www.forefieldkt.com)

When will your line of credit be paid off? Use this calculator to see what it will take to payoff your line of credit, and what you can change to meet your repayment goals
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How will taxes and inflation impact my savings?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application that calculates how taxes and inflation impacts your savings
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Credit Card Payoff Application

(www.feedthepig.org)

Credit cards are made of plastic, but that doesn't make them toys - A credit card payoof application.
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Free credit report with no catches.

(www.ftc.gov)

A government website that helps you obtain a free credit report
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How long before I pay off my credit cards and loans?

(www.mindyourfinances.com)

Use this debt management calculator to find out how much you owe. This can be used as a good starting point for your debt management plan
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Impact of rolling down your credit card

(www.forefieldkt.com)

The Credit Card Roll-down Calculator that helps you determine the value of paying off debt from multiple credit cards
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What's better - a rebate card or a low interest card?

(calculators.aol.com)

What's better - a rebate credit card or a low interest card card? This application will give you the facts
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Should I consolidate my credit cards?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application that calculates the benefit of consolidating your credit cards
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How to know if you're in financial trouble

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video test to determine if you are in financial trouble
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How to Select a Credit Councilor

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video that provides suggestions about when and how to choose a credit counselor
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Credit Score Part 1 of 2

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video that talks about establishing and maintaining a good credit score (Part I)
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Credit Score Part 2 of 2

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video that talks about establishing and maintaining a good credit score (Part II)
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Interest Calculator

(apps.finra.org)

Use this calculator to see how a consistent approach to investing can make your money grow -
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Credit Card scams - you may want to tell your parents about this one!

(www.ftc.gov)

A webpage that helps you shop for the best credit card and avoid being ripped off by the fine print
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How important is your credit card's interest rate?

(calculators.aol.com)

How a credit card's interest rate impacts the speed that you can pay off your debt
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Is a lower credit card rate worth an annual fee?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application that calculates if a lower credit card interest rate is worth your while to switch cards
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What's it worth to reduce my spending?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application that calculates the long term financial impact of saving money today
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What's better - cash or making payments?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application - what's better - paying cash or making payments?
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Should I pay off debt or invest in savings?

(calculators.aol.com)

An application that calculates if you should pay off debt or invest in savings
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Debt Settlement 101

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video that provides tips about how to settle your debt
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Changing Credit Card Terms

(www.nfcc.org)

A Financial Fast Facts video that discusses when it's best and how to change your credit card to lower your interest payment
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See how badly paying the minimum rips you off.

(www.federalreserve.gov)

A webpage that helps you recongize a credit repair scam and your rights regarding credit repair
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High Tech Banking 24X7

(www.fdic.gov)

A webpage on 24X7 high tech banking