CREATING YOUTH SAVINGS PROGRAMS is a two-year Youth Savings Pilot conducted by the FDIC to identify promising approaches to combining financial education with the opportunity to open a safe, low-cost savings account. This “road map” is based on what was learned from 21 banks in the Pilot and their school and nonprofit partners.
MONEY SMART COMPUTER-BASED INSTRUCTION (CBI) is based on the Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum & features a game-based learning design. Each of the 8 modules can be completed in 30 minutes & includes a certificate of completion. Topics include banking, checking accounts, saving, credit, setting financial goals, installment loans & mortgages.
MONEY SMART FOR ADULTS is an instructor-led curriculum consisting of eleven training modules covering basic financial topics, such as services offered by financial institutions, how to use a checking account, spending and saving plans, how to obtain and use credit, and the basics of repairing credit.
MONEY SMART FOR YOUNG PEOPLE features four standards-aligned curriculums on topics including banking, checking accounts, saving, credit, setting goals, loans and mortgages. Each curriculum includes Educator, Student , and Parent/Caregiver Guides, and presentation slides.
MONEY SMART PODCAST NETWORK is the portable audio (MP3) version of the FDIC Money Smart program. It is designed to accommodate individuals “on the go," with short, easy listening segments. The segments are grouped into four categories: General, Checking & Savings, Budget & Saving, and Credit.