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Have you ever wondered if renting or buying a house is better for your financially? What's the best way to talk to your kids about money? Or how large of a mortgage can you really afford? Today the American Bankers Association (ABA) just launched a new website packed with tools which allow you to take charge of your finances.

The ABA says, "To kick off National Financial Capability Month in April, the American Bankers Association today launched its new comprehensive consumer resource – ABA.com/Consumers – which features personal finance tools and information on issues like mortgages, credit cards, protecting your identity and saving for college."

Here's some links to the new personal finance features:

Housing How-to’s

Protect Your Money

Kids & Money

Interactive calculators which help you figure out: “Should I rent or buy?”, “How much car can I afford?”, and “How much do I need to save for college?”

Frank Keating, the ABA's president and CEO says, “This site makes it easy for consumers to find critical information that can help them make sound financial decisions.”

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