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Money Smart: You Can Bank On It (Module 2)

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The FDIC Money Smart curriculum consists of 14 modules of financial education content. By completing these modules, you'll come away with practical knowledge, new skills, and resources you can use to manage your finances with confidence! See the full list of modules here.


Click below to start this module (will automatically download the PDF guide to your local file system) 

Begin Module 2: You Can Bank On It

The focus of Module 2 is financial products, services, and providers. It consists of four sections:

  • Section 1: Financial Products, Services, and Providers
    • Financial Institutions: Banks and Credit Unions
    • Deposit Insurance
    • Accessing Services
    • Products and Services Available at Financial Institutions
    • Other Financial Service Providers
    • What Financial Products and Services Do YouNeed?
  • Section 2: Opening an Account
    • Savings and Checking Accounts
    • Banking History Reports
  • Section 3: Managing an Account
    • Using a Savings Account
    • Using a Checking Account
    • Automated Teller Machine Cards
    • Debit Cards
    • “Person-to-Person” Payments (P2P)
    • Mobile Wallet Apps
  • Section 4: Prepaid Cards
    • How Prepaid Cards Work
    • Kinds of Prepaid Cards
    • Lost or Stolen Prepaid Cards
    • Tips for Using Prepaid Cards
Finished Module 2? Click here to access Module 3, which is about income and expenses.

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