FINANCIAL EDUCATION & LITERACY
Obtain education on important financial issues and topics.
- Money Smart - A Financial Education Program - Consumers, bankers and community service providers can use free Money Smart tools to teach or learn about basic financial topics. Money Smart is also available for different age groups and in nine languages. Another Money Smart program helps new and aspiring entrepreneurs understand business financial basics.
- Teacher Online Resource Center - This site offers teachers resources from the FDIC and CFPB to help teach children from pre-K through age 20 about money or other financial topics.
- Parents and Caregiver Resource Webpage - Parents and caregivers can use this site from the FDIC and CFPB to find a variety of age-appropriate information and tools to help build their children’s financial future.
- MyMoney.gov - MyMoney.gov is the federal government’s web site for information on handling personal finances with helpful resources from more than 20 federal agencies, including the FDIC.
- FDIC Learning Bank - This site provides information for young people about using money wisely, how banks work, and the differences between types of bank accounts. It also includes a quiz on spotting scams.
- FDIC Consumer News - This is FDIC’s quarterly source of practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Find helpful hints, quick tips and common-sense strategies to protect and stretch your hard-earned dollars.
- FDIC Youth Savings Account Pilot Program - The FDIC's Youth Savings Pilot Program seeks to identify and highlight promising approaches to offering financial education tied to the opening of safe, low-cost savings accounts to school-aged children.