Free information for the public from the federal government (about credit reports, scams and more)

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Did you know that federal government issues a lot of user-friendly articles and handbooks for the public? These are mostly free, and available via

Articles and handbooks are available for download, and additionally you can order hard copies of some of the handbooks.  They are available on a wide variety of topics, including: information about medical conditions, disaster readiness, wills and trusts, Social Security benefits, finding a government job, and more.

There is a good selection of financial articles about credit reports, insurance, bank policies, identity theft and scams, and online financial safety. Whether you are thinking about ways to increase your savings and cut costs, protect your finances, or build up your credit after bankruptcy, look at this resource for helpful tips and advertisement-free information.