Institute Offers Two New Financial Literacy Resources for Consumers


The 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Consumer Newsletter is now available to e-mail subscribers. The free monthly publication features articles and resources on personal financial topics and directs readers to the AICPA’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Web site for more information.

Also recently launched: the 360 Consumer Alert, which notifies subscribers of breaking money-management news.

CPAs and their clients can sign up for these publications by visiting the 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy home page at www.360financialliteracy.org and entering an e-mail address in the “Email Subscriptions” box.

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