What's New in Workforce Investment Archive: Headlines (2001)
Financial education is essential for enabling low-income persons to enter the financial mainstream and achieve economic self-sufficiency. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration are implementing a joint initiative to offer basic financial education to participants of Welfare-to-Work and Workforce Investment Act programs nationwide. Products of this project include: - Money Smart, a financial education curriculum developed by FDIC. - Teaching Dollars & Sense: Implementing Financial Education in a One-Stop Setting, a how-to booklet from the ETA Division of Welfare-to-Work.