East Wisconsin Savings Bank is happy to provide this list of resources to help you find information that interests you.
- Better Business Bureau— File a complaint, leave a review, get details on scams, and more.
- FTC Consumer Information— Resources for preventing and dealing with fraudulent and unfair business practices, including identity theft, online security, unwanted phone calls and emails, scams, and more.
- FTC IdentityTheft.gov— The federal government's one-stop resource for identity theft victims.
- National Do Not Call Registry— Register to stop unwanted telemarketing calls.
- Privacy Rights Clearinghouse— A nonprofit organization providing resources and education on privacy issues, including identity theft and data breaches.
- American Consumer Credit Counseling— a nonprofit credit counseling agency.
- AnnualCreditReport.com— You are entitled to a free credit report every 12 months from each of the three major consumer reporting companies.
- Calculator.net— Financial calculators to help with mortgage and real estate loans, vehicle loans, investments, retirement, and more.
- FDIC Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE)— Calculate the amount of FDIC insurance coverage for personal accounts.
- Internal Revenue Service — Federal Tax Information and Forms.
- My Home by Freddie Mac— Resources for being a smart homebuyer, homeowner, or renter. Includes information on renting vs. buying, the mortgage process, and more.
Resources for Students
- College Savings Plans Network— Serves as a clearinghouse for information about state-administered college savings programs.
- Fastweb— Online resource for paying and preparing for college. Get matched to relevant scholarship opportunities completely free of charge.
- Federal Student Aid Portal— Office of Federal Student Aid, providing grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school.
- Sallie Mae— SLM Corporation (private student loans)
- Student Loan Borrower Assistance— A project from the National Consumer Law Center providing resources for borrowers and their families.
- Social Security Administration
- SSA Benefits Planning Calculators— A variety of calculators to help you plan for the future.
When buying or selling a car, these three guides can help you determine the value of your vehicle. They are each compiled using information from different sources and for slightly different purposes, so they won't agree exactly, but used together they can assist you in negotiating your best deal.