Internet & Computer Safety:
Fraud, Credit & Identity
is a coalition of federal and private companies and
organizations who have created a 1 stop website of
resources to help consumers protect their credit & IDs.
Credit Sense: Get Smart About Credit -
a brochure presented by the ABA. Find out: Are you
AnnualCreditReport.com - the
official website to help consumers obtain their free
OnGuardOnline.gov - provides
practical tips from the Federal Government and the
technology industry to help you be on guard against
Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your
FBI Fraud Alerts - the
Federal Bureau of Investigation provides information on
common fraud schemes the public should be aware of.
Financial Tools, Education
ABA Financial Calculators
MyMoney.gov - the
government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans
the basics about financial education. Pools financial
information and resources from over 20 different Federal
Transaction Account Guarantee Program - PCB
participates in the FDIC TAG program, which protects
your funds in non-interest bearing accounts.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - learn
how deposit insurance works, which types of accounts are
covered, temporary coverage, and more.
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
- monitor stock market activity from leading indexes
including NYSE, AEX, Dow Jones, S&P 500, & individual
- stock market activity, quotes and investor tools like
desktop or browser window stock tickers.
for Children and Young Adults:
internet searches for kids*
McAfee Internet Safety Quiz for Kids
- see just how much you know
about internet safety!
Teach Children to Save - an
ABA program supported by Peoples Community Bank by local
school visits to help children learn about the
Money Talks for Young Adults - a
newsletter for teens & their families by the American
Bankers Association. This issue features credit,
loans, credit cards, pfishing schemes, suggested
reading, and on-line games & resources.
Money Talks for Kids - this
ABA newsletter issue teaches children about the
importance of saving, investing, and budgeting. It
also has recommended books, a glossary of banking terms,
and fun games for kids.
* Thank you to Mrs. Galvin's
class at Maplewood Elementary School in Indiana for
suggesting these websites!