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Resources Links

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Resource Links by Topic

To help direct students’ exploration of LifeSmarts topics, we recommend these resource links:

1. Consumer Rights & Responsibilities

2. Environment

3. Health & Safety

4. Personal Finance

5. Technology

1.  Consumer Rights & Responsibilities

●  Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

●  Better Business Bureau

●  Call for Action

●  Child Labor Coalition

●  Consumer Action

●  Consumer Federation of America

●  Consumer Information – Federal Trade Commission

●  Consumer World

●  Consumers Union

●  Direct Marketing Association

●  Federal Consumer Information Center

●  Federal Trade Commission

●  National Association of Attorneys General

●  National Consumers League

●  NCL Fraud Center

●  Public Citizen, Inc.

●  U.S. Department of Commerce

●  U.S. Department of Labor

●  U.S. Postal Inspection Service

2.  Environment

●  American Plastics Council

●  Chlorine Science Center

●  Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network

●  Energy Information Administration

●  Keep America Beautiful, Inc.

●  National Institute of Standards and Technology

●  Natural Resources Defense Council

●  The American Cleaning Institute

●  The North American Association for Environmental Education

●  U.S. Department of Energy

●   U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

3.  Health & Safety

●  Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

●  American Council on Science and Health

●  Center for Auto Safety

●  Center for Science in the Public Interest

●  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

●  Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

●  Consumer Healthcare Products Association

●  Consumer Information – Federal Trade Commission

●  Families USA Foundation

●  Food Marketing Institute

●  Food Safety and Inspection Service, USDA

●  Healthfinder

●  Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

●  National Consumers League

●  National Food Safety Information Network

●  National Highway Transportation Safety Administration

●  National Institute of Mental Health

●  National Safety Council

●  Nutrition Awareness Conference and Association of America

●  Outdoor Power Equipment Institute

●  Safe Kids USA

●  Surgeon General’s Office

●  Tiresafety.com

●  U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

●  U.S. Department of Agriculture

●  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

●  U.S. Food and Drug Administration

●  U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

●  U.S. National Library of Medicine

4. Personal Finance

●  American Bankers Association Education Foundation

●  American Council of Life Insurance

●  Better Business Bureau

●  CNN Money – When Will You Be Debt Free?

●  Commodity Futures Trading Commission

●  Consumer.gov

●  Consumer Information – Federal Trade Commission

●  Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

●  Econ Edlink

●  Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

●  Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

●  Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Consumer Publications

●  Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Financial Literacy in Action

●  Federal Reserve Education

●  Federal Reserve Consumer Help

●  Federal Trade Commission

●  Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

●  Insurance Information Institute

●  Internal Revenue Service

●  Investment Company Institute

●  JumpStart Coalition

●  Money Instructor- Budget Planning and Budget Lessons

●  Money Matters from the Federal Trade Commission

●  National Endowment for Financial Education

●  National Foundation for Credit Counseling

●  National Futures Association

●  Practical Money Skills for Life

●  Social Security Administration

●  The Informed Home Buyer

●  The Mint – Lessons for Teachers

●  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

●  U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

5. Technology

●  4Teachers Technology Glossary

●  BBC WebWise

●  Benton Foundation

●  Center for Democracy and Technology

●  Federal Communications Commission

●  Internet 101

●  NCL Fraud Center

●  OnGuard Online

●  Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

●  Understanding Mobile Apps

●  Understanding Mobile Phone Jargon

●  Webopedia

●  Wi-Fi Alliance

 

Note:  Links to other Web sites are provided as a resource and are in no way endorsements by LifeSmarts or the National Consumers League.