Recommended Training Tools

Consumer Action's outreach and training staff recommends the following tools, games and activities.

  • Living Life Online (FTC resource)
    The nation's consumer watchdog offers great guidance for staying safe and avoiding scams online.
  • CTIA’s Your Wireless Service
    CTIA - The Wireless Association has many solid resources to add to your wireless education efforts.
  • Avoid ID Theft Training Kit
    The Federal Trade Commission offers a training package on ID Theft.
  • Insider Car Report
    Learn how to sharpen your skills before you buy a car. You can find the best deal without becoming a victim of fraud. Produced by Consumers for Auto Reliabiity and Conscious Youth Media Crew.
  • Money Smart adult education program
    Money Smart, a free financial literacy program developed by the FDIC, is available online and in printed versions. It also offers train the trainer videos online.
  • Practical Money Skills for Life
    Consumer Action recommends "Practical Money Skills for Life," a web site with money management resources, lesson plans and interactive learning games.
  • Tackling financial literacy: Financial football
    Financial Football is an electronic football game in which students answer finance-related questions to earn yardage and score points.
  • Anti-Phishing Phil
    Anti-Phishing Phil is an interactive game that teaches users how to identify phishing URLs, where to look for cues in web browsers, and how to use search engines to find legitimate sites.

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