FDIC, SBA Announce Enhanced Money Smart for Small Business Curriculum

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced enhancements to Money Smart for Small Business, a resource that provides practical guidance for starting and managing a small business.

Money Smart for Small Business, a free curriculum available on the FDIC website, was jointly developed by the FDIC and SBA in . . . → Read More: FDIC, SBA Announce Enhanced Money Smart for Small Business Curriculum

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FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During ASW2016

FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During America Saves Week 2016

The FDIC’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) Community Affairs Branch will host a webinar titled Help Encourage Individuals and Families to Save on February 3, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). The webinar will highlight strategies . . . → Read More: FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During ASW2016

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Bank On National Account Standards Event

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Save the Date: 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

Sunday, February 7 – Wednesday, February 10, 2016
JW Marriott at L.A. Live
900 West Olympic Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Registration coming Fall 2015

Please save the date for the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference. This conference is the premier training and networking event for community development professionals, including CRA officers and staff from . . . → Read More: Save the Date: 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference

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Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

The OCC, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the FDIC, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued “Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Related Frequently Asked . . . → Read More: Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

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FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips for Teaching Young People About Money

FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips for Teaching Young People About Money

Other topics include computer security for bank customers, credit scores, and a new savings account for children with disabilities. Parents and caregivers don’t have to be financial experts to teach young people to be responsible with money. The latest FDIC Consumer News features tips to help . . . → Read More: FDIC Consumer Newsletter Features Tips for Teaching Young People About Money

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FDIC Youth Savings Pilot Program

FDIC Youth Savings Pilot Program

“Linking financial education with an opportunity to open a safe, low-cost savings account can help young people better develop good savings habits and promote financial inclusion for students and their families . . . ”
FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg

Many banks report having relationships with schools to offer financial education and to offer . . . → Read More: FDIC Youth Savings Pilot Program

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FDIC and CFPB – Teacher Online Resource Center

Teacher Online Resource Center

 

CFPB and FDIC are working together to help young people in America build skills for making financial decisions. We believe financial education has the power to help children and youth achieve their own financial goals throughout their lives. Here you will find materials and resources designed to help you in the classroom. . . . → Read More: FDIC and CFPB – Teacher Online Resource Center

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FDIC Money Smart for Young People – New Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers to Strengthen Youth Financial Education

FDIC Money Smart

The FDIC’s new instructor-led Money Smart for Young People series consists of four free curriculums available for immediate download.  They are Money Smart for:

Grades Pre-K-2,
Grades 3-5,
Grades 6-8, and
Grades 9-12.

This standards-aligned curriculum series empowers educators with engaging activities to integrate financial education instruction into subjects such as math, English, and social studies. Each of the . . . → Read More: FDIC Money Smart for Young People – New Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Caregivers to Strengthen Youth Financial Education

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Financial Literacy Resources

AARP—SBA Webinars AARP and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) host new webinars and republish previous webinars to educate people who want to start businesses or expand existing ones.

Assets and Opportunity Scorecard The Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) released the 2015 Assets and Opportunity Scorecard, which looks at 135 different measures to paint a picture of . . . → Read More: Financial Literacy Resources

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