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Tennessee Financial Literacy Month 2010:
Take No Chances with Your Finances

Take No Chances With Your Finances Gov. Phil Bredesen has declared April as Tennessee Financial Literacy Month. Bredesen acknowledges organizations working to promote financial literacy across the state and supports educating citizens on the importance of financial education.

Financial education plays a part in everyday life as we are almost certain to face financial decisions on a daily basis. With that, more financial knowledge and understanding is needed for Tennesseans to be confident in their financial decisions.

The Department of Financial Institutions is committed to supporting and increasing its involvement in state financial literacy efforts. This Web site is dedicated to observing Tennessee Financial Literacy Month. TDFI encourages Tennesseans to utilize financial literacy resources available and spread your financial knowledge!Financial Literacy Calendar

Click to view Governor Bredesen's Proclamation

TDFI Financial Literacy Partners

Tennessee Saves, America SavesJumpStart Tennessee Teach Children to Save
SMART Tennessee
SMART Tennessee

Financial Facts and Figures
See how Tennessee stacks up in the financial arena

Financial Literacy Resources
Borrow Smart: Take Time Before You Sign
Take Control of Your Credit
5 Tips to Avoid Foreclosure
Understanding Your Credit Card
Personal Finance Tips for College Students
Tips to Help You Save More
Personal Budget Planning Sheet
ABC's of Saving: Teaching Children to Save
Don't Be a Victim: A Review of Common Financial Scams (PowerPoint)

Games and Activities
Saving Starts at Home
Personal Finance Quiz
Financial Football
Countdown to Retirement

Smart Money Quiz Show

Road Trip to Savings

You are Here; Savvy Consumer Game

Educational Resources for Teachers at National Council on Economic Education

For more financial literacy information, please contact Natalie Townsend at natalie.townsend@tn.gov