Special FDIC Consumer News Edition for Young Adults and Teens

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.