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HOUSING AND FINANCIAL RESOURCES

America’s Promise Alliance, is a cross-sector partnership of more than 300 corporations, nonprofits, faith-based organizations and advocacy groups that are passionate about improving lives and changing outcomes for children. Saving Our Futures: A Financial Responsibility Program for Young People, an online curriculum that teaches young people in middle and high school about financial responsibility, and to advocate for smarter money management in their homes, communities and from elected officials can be found on this site.
 
Annualcreditreport.com is a centralized service for consumers to request free annual credit reports. It was created by the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion.
 
The Beehive, created by the One Economy Corporation, is a place to go for information and resources about money, health, jobs, school and family issues.
 
CareerOneStop is a U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored web site that offers career resources and workforce information to job seekers, students, businesses, and workforce professionals.
 
Federal Citizen Information Center is a one-stop source for information about consumer problems and government services.
 
Federal Trade Commission is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy.
 
Fannie Mae’s mission is to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the U.S. housing and mortgage markets.
 
Feed the Pig offers financial information for 25-34 year olds to take charge of their lives.
 
Freddie Mac’smission is to provide liquidity, stability and affordability to the housing market. 
 
GovBenefits.gov is a partnership of Federal agencies to provide improved, personalized access to government assistance programs.
 
Home Preservation Foundation builds partnerships with local governments, nonprofit organizations, borrowers and lenders to prevent foreclosures for families.
 
HOPE NOW is an alliance between counselors, mortgage companies, investors, and other mortgage market participants that is dedicated to homeowners at risk of losing their homes.
 
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance website provides advice on managing and achieving financial security.
 
LinkedIn is a web based network of experienced professionals from around the world.
 
Mapping Your Future is a national collaborative, public-service, nonprofit organization providing career, college, financial aid, and financial literacy services for students, families, and schools.
 
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.
 
National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project is a resource for borrowers, their families, and advocates representing student loan borrowers.
 
National Foundation of Credit Counseling  provides services aimed to promote financially responsible behavior through its members.
 
National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) is dedicated solely to achieving public policy that assures people with the lowest incomes in the United States have affordable and decent homes.
 
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid.
 
Nolo offers different levels of legal help to fit a wide range of consumers’ needs.
 
RxAssist can help consumers learn about ways to use pharmaceutical company programs and other resources to help reduce medication costs.
 
U.S. Department of Education is dedicated to promoting student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access. 
 
U.S Department of Health and Human Services is committed toprotecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves
 
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is dedicated to increasing access to housing and homeownership and supporting community development efforts.
 
U.S. Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, and track changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements.
 
Young Americans Center for Financial Education is committed to developing the financial literacy of young people. This website offers a wide range of tools and information for young people.
 
360 Degrees of Financial Literacy provides a wide range of information to help people make sound financial decisions at every stage of their lives, from childhood to retirement.

Foster Care Alumni of America would like to thank the Freddie Mac Foundation for their generous support in making these resources available. To learn more about Freddie Mac, visit the Freddie Mac Foundation website.

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