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This special edition of FDIC Consumer News is devoted to ways to save on loans and credit cards. It features ideas and information on topics such as how to: get the best possible interest rates, avoid paying unnecessary fees, find "emergency" cash at affordable prices, and steer clear of More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
In June 2011, the FDIC sponsored the second National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households to collect data on the number of U.S. households that are unbanked and underbanked, their demographic characteristics, and their reasons for being unbanked and underbanked. This survey was conducted More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Website Survey Data
Date: 3/24/2012
This website provides a sample "Income and Expense Worksheet." Knowing what expenses are flexible and what expenses are fixed is the first step to successfully managing your personal finances. This worksheet will help you to decide where you can be flexible each month. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Tools Website Worksheets
Date: 4/5/2013
This article discusses financial literacy, focusing on the development and delivery of financial education programs from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The FDIC's Money Smart curriculum is presented as a case study, and the results of a new survey of Money Smart instructors are More information...
Audience: Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website displays a comprehensive list of questions and answers about bank accounts, from opening an account, fees, stop payment orders, and more. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The Consumer Protection section of the Publications.USA.Gov website offers tips on topics such as buying and leasing cars, protecting against fraud, and shopping from home. It also includes a sample complaint form that consumers can use as a guide for their own letter, fax, or e-mail. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This special edition of FDIC Consumer News puts special focus on staying focused and avoiding costly decisions during major life events. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website provide information for community-based agencies that provide counseling to citizens about financial literacy, home buying, how to avoid foreclosure and avoid fraud, among other financial education topics. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This website presents the computer-based Money Smart curriculum -- a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help individuals outside the financial mainstream develop financial skills and positive banking relationships. The Money Smart Computer-Based Instruction (CBI) is a friendly More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Curriculum Website
Tags: education, training
Date: 6/12/2014
The FDIC's Money Smart Podcast Network is the portable audio (MP3) version of the Money Smart financial education curriculum. Listeners will meet Darryl and Terry, the program’s hosts, who through their expeditions have interactive conversations on basic financial topics with the characters they More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Curriculum Website
Date: 8/1/2013