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The FDIC Issues Money-Management Tips for All Ages
Special Edition of FDIC Consumer News Features Ideas for Different Stages of Life
No matter how old or young you are or how your life is changing, you can do something to better manage and protect your money. A new publication from the FDIC, entitled "Money Tips for All Ages: Your Finances at Different Stages of Life," features suggestions for everyone plus special recommendations for teens through retirees. The advice, in a special edition of the agency's quarterly FDIC Consumer News, can be read or printed online at www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnspr08. There is also an online form for ordering up to two free paper copies.
"Money Tips for All Ages" includes practical advice for:
A separate article discusses ways to cope financially during and after major life events ranging from welcoming a new child into the family to dealing with a death, divorce or job loss.
The goal of FDIC Consumer News is to deliver timely, reliable and innovative tips and information about financial matters, free of charge. Current and past issues of FDIC Consumer News, including previously published special editions, are online at www.fdic.gov/consumernews. The FDIC also offers a free subscription service that provides an e-mail about each new issue posted to the Web site and a link to stories of interest. Instructions for subscribing are posted at www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.
The FDIC encourages financial institutions, government agencies, consumer organizations, educators, the media and anyone else to help make the tips and information in FDIC Consumer News widely available to the public. The publication may be reprinted in whole or in part without advance permission. Organizations may link to or mention the FDIC Web site. The publication also is available on the FDIC Web site in a PDF format that can easily be reproduced in any quantity. Space on the back page of the PDF version was intentionally left blank so that an organization can add its name, logo, a special message and/or self-mailing information.
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Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's 8,534 banks and savings associations and it promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars – insured financial institutions fund its operations.
FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at www.fdic.gov, by subscription electronically (go to www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html) and may also be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-34-2008
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