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Consumer Education & Personal Finance

The decisions made today about how to manage consumer issues and personal finances can effect a returning citizens ability to get credit, insurance, a place to live, and even a job. The publications and resource listed below were compiled for their ability to provide a broad overview of the kinds of resources and assistance available.

Reentry Essentials makes every effort to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the information presented. If you find that a listing is out-of-date or inaccurate, or if you know of a particularly useful resource that you would like to recommend for inclusion, please contact us, and we will make the appropriate adjustments.

* Federal Citizen Information Center, Consumer Information Catalog| Download NOW!
* Federal Citizen Information Center, Consumer Action Handbook| Download NOW!
* Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Your Insured Deposit| Download NOW!
* Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, FDIC Consumer News| Download NOW!
* U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Brochure| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Identity Theft: What to Know, What to Do| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Taking Charge: What to Do If Your Identity Is Stolen| Download NOW!
* Annual Credit Report Request Service, Annual Credit Report Request Form| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Your Access to Free Credit Reports| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Building a Better Credit Report| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Disputing Errors on Credit Reports| Download NOW!
* LexisNexis©, Full File Disclosure Request Form| Download NOW!
* LexisNexis©, Full File Disclosure Instructions| Download NOW!
* Federal Citizen Information Service, Your Credit Score| Download NOW!
* ChexSystems© Consumer Assistance, FACTA Free Annual Report Request Form| Download NOW!
* Federal Trade Commission, Choosing a Credit Counselor| Download NOW!