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Helpful Websites

Consumer related:

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) offers personal financing new and tips in their monthly newsletter:

Are you wondering if your bank deposits are insured? This FDIC's Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE) helps determine if you have adequate insurance coverage of your money:

The FDIC also offers consumer protection information including cyber security awareness and how to guard against identity theft:

The Federal Trade Commission can help you to report and recover from identity theft. Their dedicated site has streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process: 

If you have observed a scam or been the victim of a scam, spam or fraud and want to report it for enforcement, this site has links and resources you may need:

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Blog has up-to-date posts helping people to stay informed.  link to help with tight budgeting:

The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) developed to promote financial literacy and educate consumers to make independent financial decisions and build financial resilience.

Business related:

This site is an advocate for small business:

This IRS website gives information about small business and the self-employed:

This website from the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts gives business people all kinds of information about business in Texas:

The U.S. Small Business Administration website is a resource for small businesses:

The U.S. SBA can provide financial assistance resources at this site:

For daily state financial news, go to these websites:

Any business with questions about workforce and employment issues can go to the Texas Workforce Commission website:

Local and State Government websites helpful in financial matters.

Access business and personal federal government resources:

Need a federal government form? Go to this U.S. Government website:

The Social Security Administration website gives you much information about benefits:

For information about U.S. Savings Bonds:

Get a free copy of your credit reports:

Access The Federal Reserve Bank's personal financial education topics and resources:

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council gives you access to the performances of state banks:

If you have questions, or need assistance about state banks, go to the Texas  Department of Banking website::

This website from the Federal Trade Commission helps you be safe, secure and responsible online:
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You can inquire about the State of Texas Legislature online:

Find information about state taxes from the website of the Texas Secretary of State:

Check out businesses at the Better Business Bureau—Fort Worth:

The Tarrant County Tax Assessor Collector website can answer your local tax questions: