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This article explains the obstacles that Low-to-Moderate Income (LMI) households face in asset building, examines the incentives banks have for encouraging these households to save, and describes some strategies banks have used to build profitable relationships that also benefit LMI consumers. More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 4/2/2008
This article summarizes the key findings and recommendations drawn from the first FDIC Survey of Bank Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked. It is intended to inform bankers, policymakers, and researchers of the results of the survey and to outline steps to improve access to the financial More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 7/14/2009
About 10 million American households do not use any aspect of the banking system. A large body of research provides evidence that limited involvement in the mainstream financial sector is most common among low- and moderate-income (LMI) households. Although their income may be relatively low, More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: IDA
Date: 9/13/2010
This short article briefly summarizes and provides a link to the final report on the FDIC Survey of Bank Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked. The survey was conducted in 2008 and the report was released in 2009. The FDIC retained Dove Consulting to help administer the survey of banks More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 2/1/2009
This article provides an overview of bank-based financial education. The role of banks more generally is reviewed, and examples of Marshall and Isley (M&I) Bank's Consumer Education (CE) program are discussed. Evaluation methods used by M&I are described. Key factors for success include clearly More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Financial literacy, Financial education
Date: 9/1/2008
What every kid should know about Social Security. This site provides materials for parents, children, young adults, and teachers to learn about Social Security and what it means for them. More information...
Audience: Individual Youth
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 2/19/2013
The Publications.USA.Gov website allows users to order from the hundreds of publications in the Catalog on topics such as credit, saving for retirement, investing and more. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
This special edition of FDIC Consumer News is devoted to tips on money management for teens, including saving, spending, borrowing, protecting yourself from fraud and scams, and the benefits of keeping your money in a financial institution. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Use the Checklist to find tips for students and parents on preparing academically and financially for college. This "to do" list provides information for elementary, junior high or middle, and high school students, as well as adults. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Checklist Tools
Date: 3/28/2012
The United States Mint's website provides free educational resources for educators, parents, and kids. The site includes free educational resources including class activities, lesson plans, and information on how to bring coins into the classroom. For youth, the H.I.P. Pocket Change™ Web site is More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Curriculum Lesson Website
Date: 3/28/2012