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This special edition of FDIC Consumer News focuses on Teens. You're beginning to make some grown-up decisions about how to save and spend your money. That's why learning the right ways to manage money...right from the start...is important. Here are suggestions. More information...
Audience: Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This edition of FDIC Consumer News focuses on teaching kids the financial facts of life, the importance of saving, spending wisely and sharing with others. The article offers some suggestions that can help parents, guardians and even grandparents raise responsible money-managers. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Learn how deposit insurance works and whether the FDIC insures your deposits. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website presents facts about investments that are not deposits and are not insured by the FDIC. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Information and tips to help you if you are thinking about or already using online banking systems. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website presents brief descriptions of articles in past editions of the FDIC Consumer News. This important newsletter provides practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Each issue offers helpful hints, quick tips, and common-sense strategies to protect More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Minority groups, particularly Hispanics and Blacks, are less likely to use formal financial advice compared to their White counterparts and have lower levels of financial literacy on average. This gap in literacy may have important implications for savings, investing, and retirement planning. To More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: financial education, minority populations, formal financial advice, savings, investing, financial literacy
Date: 12/1/2011
This article provides a brief overview of the field of financial education and explores some of the challenges and potential solutions. The author describes developments in the contemporary financial education movement since the 1990s and the background economic changes that stimulated its More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Financial literacy, Financial education
Date: 9/1/2008
This article provides a plain-language description of behavioral economics and the role of common biases in financial decisionmaking, and reviews ways in which the findings of behavioral economics can help structure financial education and public policy. More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Behavioral Economics, Financial literacy, Financial education
Date: 9/1/2008
This article discusses the results of and lessons learnt from the Financial Opportunities Project (FOP), a comprehensive effort by the Center for Economic Progress identify, implement, and disseminate strategies for integrating financial services and asset-building opportunities with More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Tax preparation, Asset Building Service Delivery System, ABSDS, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, VITA
Date: 9/1/2008