Resource LINKS

FWI is pleased to provide you with the following links to help you manage your finances and to answer your questions

MAKING HOME AFFORDABLE PROGRAM


Having trouble paying your mortgage? Use the self-assessment tools to see if you are among the 7 to 9 million homeowners who maybe able to benefit from Making Home Affordable.



FREE ANNUAL CREDIT REPORT OFFICIAL SITE


Order your free annual report from all three credit bureaus
 www.annualcreditreport.com or 877-322-8228

TIPS FOR FRUGAL LIVING AND THRIFTINESS


Dollar Stretcher offers weekly testimonials from the frugal
 www.stretcher.com

INFORMATION ON THE CREDIT CARD INDUSTRY


Bankrate lists financial news and current rates on credit cards
 www.bankrate.com

CONSUMER PROTECTION


Federal Trade Commission has information to prevent fraud and takes complaints about financial fraud and scams
 www.ftc.gov or 877-382-4357

IDENTITY THEFT 
ID

Theft Clearinghouse to help prevent and report identity theft LINK or 877-438-4338
 

STUDENT LOANS


US Dept of Education has information on all student loan issues
 www.ed.gov or 800-872-5327

TRACK CREDIT CARD RATES


A service that rates and tracks credit cards and their use
 CardTrak. LINK

 

MORTGAGE FRAUD


Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of mortgage fraud. LINK

HUD


Helping individuals and families achieve the American Dream of Homeownership: LINK

New Jersey Housing Resource Center: LINK
 


Financial Calculators
: LINK

The Credit CARD Act
: LINK



Consmer-Credit-Card Protection
http: LINK
 
Teaching Teens How to Handle Credit. LINK