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Train-the-Trainer

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The Guide to Presenting Money Smart for Adults helps trainers quickly learn how to use the materials. The guide also provides training tips and strategies to accommodate participants with disabilities. For Money Smart for Small Business Train-the-Trainer Resources, go to the Money Smart for Small Business section.


Train-the-Trainer Videos

These videos quickly orient trainers to the Money Smart materials. Train-the-Trainer videos are available for Money Smart for Adults and Money Smart for Young Adults.

Money Smart for Adults

Money Smart for Adults Introduction
This video introduces the Money Smart for Adults curriculum.

Money Smart for Adults Instructor Guide
This video overviews the scripted Instructor Guides.

Money Smart for Adults Participant Guide
This video overviews the workbook-style Participant Guides.

Money Smart for Adults Guide to Presenting
This video overviews the Guide to Presenting Money Smart for Adults.

Scenarios for Financial Inclusion
This video features individuals with disabilities thinking about financial decisions.

Summary
This video summarizes the Money Smart family of products.

Module 6: Credit Reports and Scores
This short video overviews the content included in this module.


Money Smart for Adults - Train-the-Trainer

Module 1:Your Money Values and Influences
This 25-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 1 in their training sessions.

Module 2: You Can Bank On It
This 43-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 2 in their training sessions.

Module 3: Your Income and Expenses
This 28-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 3 in their training sessions.

Module 4: Your Spending and Saving Plan
This 20-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 4 in their training sessions.

Module 5: Your Savings
This 38-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 5 in their training sessions.

Module 6: Credit Reports and Scores
This 55-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 6 in their training sessions.

Module 7: Borrowing Basics
This 20-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 7 in their training sessions.

Module 8: Managing Debt
This 38-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 8 in their training sessions.

Module 9: Using Credit Cards
This 21-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 9 in their training sessions.

Module 10: Building Your Financial Future
This 29-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session, with best practices for instructors using Module 10 in their training sessions.

Module 11: Protecting Your Identity and Other Assets
This 38-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session with best practices for instructors using Module 11 in their training sessions.

Module 12: Making Housing Decisions
This 30-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session with best practices for instructors using Module 12 in their training sessions.

Module 13: Buying a Home
This 40-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session with best practices for instructors using Module 13 in their training sessions.

Module 14: Disasters - Financial Preparation and Recovery
This 31-minute video provides a full train-the-trainer session with best practices for instructors using Module 14 in their training sessions.


Money Smart for Young Adults

Money Smart For Young Adults Train-the-Trainer Video
This video provides trainers with a brief orientation to the Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum.


Train-the-Trainer Workshops

Instructors who have reviewed the Guide to Presenting and seek additional guidance in using the curriculum may wish to consider attending a train-the-trainer workshop.

Train-the-Trainer sessions are offered via regularly scheduled webinars. You must register in advance to participate.

Some Train-the-Trainer workshops are conducted in person to help participants learn how to use Money Smart through the use of presentations, demonstrations, and exercises. These workshops are held for financial institutions, community organizations, and other entities that plan to use Money Smart. The Train-the-Trainer workshops provide guidance to the lead trainers at these organizations. These lead trainers, in turn, conduct workshops for additional instructors or provide training to consumers. Workshops can be conducted for groups of at least 25 potential instructors.

A How to Guide: Train-the-Trainer Resource CD

The FDIC offers a CD with useful resources for organizations that conduct their own Train-the-Trainer workshops. FDIC’s Train-the-Trainer (in-a-box) Resources CD gives instructors worksheets, activities, and other materials that can be used to administer Train-the-Trainer workshops. The CD includes guidance on how to use these materials to train a group of instructors. Order the CD (catalog.fdic.gov).

To request an in-person workshop or for more information about the Train-the-Trainer program, contact communityaffairs@fdic.gov.



The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation is prohibited from endorsing any specific organizations. Money Smart users must ensure that their publicity, advertisements, and public statements do not use the FDIC name or logo to imply that FDIC endorses their organization or its products or services.  

 


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Money Smart Train-the-Trainer session
May 20, 2020

Train-the-trainer sessions are offered via regularly scheduled webinars. You must register in advance to participate. Before joining the meeting, ensure that you have installed the WebEx Event Manager.


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