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Financial Literacy News


Financial Education Story Time for Children Series Continues

Join State Treasurer Janet Cowell as she visits North Carolina schools and libraries to teach children the importance of saving money.  

View information and upcoming events​​


Free Publications for Consumers and Educators Now Available!

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announces the availability of free publications for consumers and educators.

Order FREE publications on consumer topics such as checking account fees, credit discrimination, credit report, savings and more!  To download or order CFPB brochures visit​

Financial Literacy - "In Your Own Words" Video Launched

View the video in the window below or on YouTube.

About Financial Literacy

The North Carolina Department of State Treasurer is dedicated to providing citizens of all ages with information and resources to help manage their finances and make important financial decisions.

Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources found in the financial literacy section can help you maximize your financial decisions and make smart financial choices.

Download the 2013 interactive Financial Literacy Guide with links to all financial resources

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 Fraud Alerts


Beware of Identity Thieves Seeking to Redirect Your Social Security Benefits​
Office of the Inspector General

More Text Messages that Appear to Be from Your Bank​
North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services​

 Did You Know?


​64% of students graduate with student loan debt, and of these students, 39% graduate with unmanageable debt.

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