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Consumer Information Center, Pueblo, CO 81009

    ? An Introduction to Mutual Funds .50

    ? Annuities. U.S. Department of Agriculture. 1998. Free

    ? Consumer Information Catalog Free

    ? Buying Treasury Securities Free

    ? Investment Swindles: How They Work and How To Avoid Them Free

    ? Investors' Bill of Rights Free

    ? Invest Wisely. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 1994. Free

    ? Making Sense of Savings. U.S. Federal Reserve Board, 1994. Free

    ? Swindlers are Calling .50

    ? U.S. Savings Bonds Investors Information .50

    ? Understanding Opportunities and Risks in Futures Trading .50


Federal Trade Commission

    Public Reference Branch, Rm. 130

    6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

    Washington, DC 20580

    ? Art Fraud Free

    ? Credit and Your Consumer Rights Free

    ? $cholarship $cams Free

    ? Investing in Wireless Cable TV Free

    ? Leveraged Investments of Precious Metals Free

    ? Swindlers Are Calling Free

    ? Telephone Investment Fraud Free

    ? Wealth Building Scams Free

    ? When Opportunity Knocks See Who's There Free


Federal Reserve System Board of Governors

    20th & C St., NW

    Washington, DC 20551

    ? A Penny Saved

    FRB New York, Public Information,

    33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 1994. Free

    ? Banking Basics

    FRB Boston, Public Affairs, P.O. Box 2076,

    Boston MA 02106. 1993. Free

    ? Buying Treasury Securities at Federal Reserve Banks. 1993. Free

    ? Investing in Government Securities

    FRB Richmond, Public Affairs, P.O. Box 27622,

    Richmond, VA 23261. 1994. Free

    ? Making Sense of Savings

    Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System,

    Publication Services (MS-127), Washington, DC 20551. 1994. Free

National Futures Association

    Public Affairs and Education

    200 West Madison Street, Suite 1600

    Chicago, IL 60606-3447

    ? Arbitration: A Way to Resolve Futures-Related Disputes Free

    ? Buying Options on Futures Contracts:

     A Guide to Their Use and Risks Free

    ? Glossary of Futures Terms Free

    ? Investment Swindles: How They Work and How to Avoid Them Free

    ? Investors' Bill of Rights Free

    ? Swindlers Are Calling Free

    ? Understanding Opportunities and Risks in Futures Trading Free

North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc.

    One Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 310

    Washington, DC 20001

Investor Alerts

    ? Blind Pool Investment Offerings Free

    ? Bogus "IRA Approved" Investment Schemes Free

    ? Bulletin for Older Investors Free

    ? Commodity Investments Free


    ? Cyberspace Fraud and Abuse Free

    ? Get-Rich-Quick Self-Employment Scams Free

    ? How Older Americans Can Avoid Investment Fraud and Abuse Free

    ? How to Protect Your Money From Theft

     By Dishonest Investment Advisers Free

    ? How to Spot and Avoid "Boiler Room" Scams Free

    ? "Information Superhighway" Scams Free

    ? International Investment Fraud Free

    ? Phone Hucksters Target Investors In Stock Free

The Informed Investor

    ? Questions for Informed Investors Free

    ? Mutual Funds Free

    ? Who's Who in the Financial Planner & Investment Adviser Field Free

    ? How to Spot a Con Artist Free

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

    450 5th Street, NW

    Washington, DC 20549

    ? Ask Questions Free

    ? Investment Fraud and Abuse Travel to Cyberspace Free

    ? Invest Wisely: An Introduction to Mutual Funds Free

    ? The Work of the SEC Free

    ? What Every Investor Should Know Free

Resources on Saving and Investing


    The Budgeting Game. software. Analyze budgets of five real life people. School

    license $149.00. 1994. C.W. Publications, Box 744, Sterling, IL 61081. 800-554-


    Bulls and Bears. software. An investment math challenge. School license

    $159.00. 1998. C.W. Publications, Box 744, Sterling, IL 61081. 800-554-5537.

    Credit Crunch. software. A credit math challenge. School license $159.00. 1998.

    C.W. Publications, Box 744, 1075 37th Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081. 800-544-5537

    Ernst & Young's Total Financial Planner (CD-Rom). software. Garner, Robert

    J. (Editor), Robert B. Copeland, Barbara J. Raasch. John Wiley & Sons, 1996.


    Everyone's Money Book. software. Goodman, Jordan E. Dearborn Trade, 1996. The Investment Game. Trading stocks, bonds, commodities and mutual funds.

    Requires Microsoft Works and Claris Works. C.W. Publications, Box 744, 1075

    37th Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081. 800-544-5537. 1995. $59.00

    Investment Math. software. Students solve problems covering stocks, bonds

    and commodity investments. C.W. Publications, Box 744, 1075 37th Avenue,

    Sterling, IL 61081. 800-544-5537. 1992. $59.00

    Personal Finance Trivia Challenge. software. Teaches terminology and concepts. School license $159.00. 1997. C.W. Publications, Box 744, 1075 37th

    Avenue, Sterling, IL 61081. 800-544-5537.

    Savings Game. software. About different types of savings plans. School license

    $159.00. 1997. C.W. Publications, Box 744, 1075 37th Avenue, Sterling, IL

    61081. 800-544-5537.

Teaching Guides

    Choices and Decisions: Taking Charge of Your Life. Teaching guide and

    software. Visa U.S. A., Inc. 800-847-2511. 1994. Free to educators.

    Commodity Challenge. Video and student workbook. Chicago Board of Trade,

    141 West Jackson, Suite 2250, Chicago, IL 60604. 312-435-7206.

    Focus: High School Economics. National Council on Economic Education. 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. 1996. $29.95

    Forbes Stock Market Course. Forbes, Inc. New York. Annually updated. Looseleaf notebook format. $79.50

    Learning from the Market: Integrating the Stock Market Game Across the

    Curriculum. National Council on Economic Education. 1140 Avenue of the

    Americas, New York, NY 10036. 1997. $10.50 plus shipping.

    Master Your Future. Video and teaching guide. MasterCard International. 800-

    624-9688. 1997. Free to educators.

    Money Management: Budgets Aren't for Pushovers. Video and teaching

    guide. Guidance Associates, Post Office Box 1000, Mount Kisco, NY 10549. 800-

    431-1242. 1994. $61.95

    Mutual Funds: Understand the Risks. Video and teaching materials. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55401-

    2171. 612-204-5000. 1994. Single copy free.


    Personal Finance Economics: Wallet Wisdom. National Council on Economic Education, 1140 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. 800-338-1192.

    1996. $24.95

    Your Guide to Understanding Investing - for Educators. Securities Industry

    Foundation for Economic Education. 120 Broadway, 35th Floor, New York, NY

    10271. 1996. $10.00

    The Wall Street Journal Classroom Edition Program. The Wall Street Journal,

    Post Office Box 300 Princeton, NJ 08543-0300 800-544-0522. $99.00 per


Web Sites

    AARP Investing Basics

    Alliance for Investor Education

    American Savings Educational Council

    Building Wealth Certified Financial Planners Board of Standards

    Consumer Credit Counseling Services

    The Dollar Stretcher

    Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator

    FDIC Financial Institutions Directory

    Federal Reserve Purposes and Functions

    Financial Times (FT) Your Money


FTC Investment Link

    Investor Protection Trust

    Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

    National Assoc. of Investors Corp. Making Sense of Savings


    National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

    National Association of Investors Corporation (NAIC)

    National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA)

    National Fraud Information Center

    National Futures Association (NFA)

    National Institute for Consumer Education (NICE)

    The Nasdaq Stock Market

    The New York Stock Exchange

    On-Line Investor Educational Modules

    Selected Interest Rates; H-15 Release

    U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

    U.S. Department of Treasury - Savings Bonds


U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Español

    Your Insured Deposit


    Bailard, Thomas E., David L. Biehl, and Ronald Kaiser. Personal Money Management,

    6th ed. De Soto, TX: MacMillan, 1992.

    Barron's Guide to Making Investment Decisions. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1994. $13.95

    Facione, Peter, Donald Scherer, and Thomas Attig. Ethics and Society, 2nd ed.

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1991.

    Farrell, Paul B. Mutual Funds on the Net: Making Money Online. John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

    Garman, Thomas, and Raymond Forgue. Personal Finance, 5th ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997.

    Garman, Thomas. Rip-offs and Fraud. Dame Publications. 1996.

    Gitman, Lawrence J. Personal Financial Planning, 7th ed. Chicago, IL: Dryden Press, 1996.

    Goodman, Jordan E. Everyone's Money Book. Dearborn Trade, 1996. Investing for Life. A self-study course for teenagers. National Association of

    Investors Corporation, 711 West 13 Mile Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071.

    1997. $40.00

    Kapoor, Jack, Les Dlabay and Robert Hughes. Personal Finance, 4th ed. Homewood, IL: Irwin, 1996.

    Kidder, Rushworth M. How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the

    Dilemmas of Ethical Living. New York, NY: Fireside Books, 1996.

    Kiplinger's Make Your Money Grow. Kiplinger Books, 1993. $14.95

    Kobliner, Beth. Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s.

    Fireside Books, 1996.


    Mason, Jerald W. The Easy Family Budget. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1990.

    North American Securities Administrators Association and The Council of Better

    Business Bureaus. How to be an Informed Investor. 1997. Robinson, Marc. Basics of Investing. Time Life Books, 1996. Train, John. Famous Financial Fiascoes. New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1995.

    Venditto, Gus. The America Online Money Guide. Que Corp., 1996.


    Investor Protection Through Market Integrity, video. National Futures Association, Public Affairs and Education, 200 West Madison Street, Chicago, IL

    60606. 1996. 800-676-4NFA. The story of self-regulation of the futures market.

    Describes how the National Futures Association helps assure high standards of

    responsibility and performance of persons who work in the futures industry.

    Investment Scams: What Con Artists Don't Want You To Know. Investor

    Protection Trust, 1901 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 1012-1014, Arlington, VA


Organizations and Agencies

    The organizations and agencies listed here provide investor information and


    American Association of Individual Investors 625 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1900

    Chicago, IL 60611


    American Stock Exchange

    86 Trinity Place

    New York, NY 10006


    Commodity Futures Trading Commission 1155 21st Street, NW

    Washington, DC 20581



    Council of Better Business Bureaus

    4200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 800

    Arlington, VA 22203


    Federal Reserve Board

    20th & C Street NW

    Washington, DC 20551 Federal Trade Commission 6th & Pennsylvania, NW, Room 130

    Washington, DC 20580


    202-326-2222 (complaints)

    Investment Company Institute 1401 H Street, Suite 1200

    Washington, DC 20005


    Investor Protection Trust 1901 North Fort Myer Drive

    Suite 1012-1014

    Arlington, VA 22209

    703-276-1116 NASD

    1735 K Street, NW

    Washington, DC 20006


    The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. 1735 K Street, NW

    Washington, DC 20006

    202-496-2600 National Association of Investors Corporation

    P.O. Box 220

    Royal Oak, MI 48068


810-583-NAIC National Fraud Information Center P.O. Box 65868

    Washington, DC 20035


    National Futures Association 200 W. Madison St., Suite 1600

    Chicago, IL 60606


    800-592-9400 (Illinois)

    800-621-3570 (outside Illinois) New York Stock Exchange 11 Wall Street

    New York, NY 10005


    North American Securities Administrators Association, Inc.

    One Massachusetts Avenue, NW

    Suite 310

    Washington, DC 20001


    Securities Industry Association 120 Broadway

    New York, NY 10271


    Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC)

    805 15th Street, NW, Suite 800

    Washington, DC 20005-2207


    Superintendent of Documents U.S. Government Printing Office

    Washington, DC 20402 U.S. Postal Service Inspection Service

    475 L'Enfant Plaza W., SW

    Washington, DC 20260-2100


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