Internet offers wealth of advice on finances – Bangor Daily News

Internet offers wealth of advice on finances – Bangor Daily News.

Last week we called for more financial literacy education for young people. Here’s our quiz for the rest of us.

Spend five minutes surfing the Web or flipping through TV channels, and you’ll find a dozen ways to spend your hard-earned cash. Spend a few seconds to open a website filled with useful, trustworthy information you can use every day, and pay nothing for it.

Which sounds like the better deal? The second choice, of course, although “pay nothing” was a bit of a stretch. Our federal tax dollars actually paid for the website, www.MyMoney.gov, which you can find from a number of federal websites dealing with consumer issues.

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