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How Much Do You Know About Credit and Debt?

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of credit card debt

How much do you really know about money, credit and debt? This quiz will help you evaluate your own financial literacy.

All of the questions and answers are from AARP Foundation Finances 50+, a program developed by AARP Foundation and the Charles F. Schwab Foundation to help vulnerable people age 50 and over with budgeting and goal setting, taking charge of credit and debt and developing a savings plan and protecting assets.

We’re looking for volunteers to run workshops in their communities. For people who want to participate but don’t have a partner in their community, both the participant guide (PDF) and the volunteer guide (PDF) are available for free online.

Now let’s see what you know about credit and debt.

 
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