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Important Update: Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage

The FDIC deposit insurance rules have undergone a series of changes starting in the fall of 2008. As a result, certain previously published information related to FDIC insurance coverage may not reflect the current rules. For details about the changes, visit Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage. For more information about FDIC insurance, go to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342). For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

Summer 2006 – Start Smart: Money Management for Teens

Getting a Job: A Way to Earn and Learn at the Same Time

Thinking about getting a job to earn a little extra money? Ask your parents first. If the answer is "yes," it's usually best to start with odd jobs for friends and neighbors. Think about your talents. Are you good at playing the piano or solving math problems? Maybe you can be a tutor. If you love animals, maybe you can get paid to walk dogs or pet sit. If you prefer to be outdoors, consider mowing lawns or washing cars.

Eventually your parents may agree it's time you took a "real" job in the summer or after school, which can be a great way to learn about the working world and handle new responsibilities.

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Last Updated 08/18/2006

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