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New Financial Education Resources for One-Stops - The Money Smart Initiative
Jul 10, 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.