- Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly.
- Federal Trade Commission
The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive, or fraudulent practices in the marketplace.
- Internet Crime Complaint Center
IC3 provides the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal activity.
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education.
- U.S. Treasury: Office of Financial Education and Financial Access
The people at the U.S. Treasury’s Office of Financial Education and Financial Access know a bit about interest rates, mortgages, and other related matters, so it’s good to learn that they have developed a good set of educational resources designed for teachers.
- Boards of Governors: Federal Reserve Banks
This site provides general information on the U.S. banking system.
Currency Exchange Rates
- Currencies and Currency-Exchange
Good starting point for currency research. This reference source has three categories: Currencies; Exchange Rates; and Currency-Converters.
- Daily Currency Table
Choose a currency and then select the currency to compare it with.
- CNNfn Currencies Market
Part of the CNN Financial Network, Information is arranged in tables and by geographic areas.
- Yahoo International Finance Center
Get country economic profiles, news, exchange rates & much more from all over the world
- Financial Markets and Investments
Selected web sites from ALA's Business Reference and Services Section (BRASS)
- Google Finance
- Investor Information
- MSN Money - Stock Screener
- New York Times Market Financial Tools
- Yahoo Finance
- Hoover's Online
Hoover's provides company profiles, including financials, for over 10,000 companies. You can search companies by name, keyword, or industry. This is the free version.
- CNBC Investing
- Bloomberg Markets
- CNN Money