Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012

The FDIC has published some great materials to help Young Adults with their finances. This is a great resource for both Teens and Parents! You can view this article at www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/cnfall12.

Some of the topics covered include:

  • Saving money to meet specific goals, made easier with the help of automated services;
  • Choosing and using an account for everyday banking;
  • Mobile banking by smartphone;
  • Building a good credit record;
  • Obtaining and repaying student loans;
  • Getting a good deal on an auto loan;
  • Avoiding mistakes with credit cards;
  • Recovering from debt or bill-payment problems; and
  • Guarding against fraud, including identity theft.