Debt is such a common and pervasive part of American life, is it not surprising that the individual Americans collectively owe trillions of dollars. In fact, it is not uncommon to pay up to forty percent of one's monthly paycheck paying off debt. A major component of financial literacy is to understand how debt can affect future goals and gain control of one's personal debt.
The resources on the right are arranged by type: Books, eBooks, articles, library videos, internet videos, and websites. They all relate to credit and debt in some way, though they may contain other aspects of financial literacy as well.