FDIC Consumer News
Improvements to Our Newsletter's Web Site: Check out the new look and other enhancements to our FDIC Consumer News site, including a "Quick Links" page featuring selected articles by topic and for different ages and stages. Start at www.fdic.gov/consumernews.
Updated FDIC Financial Education Site for Young People: The FDIC's "Learning Bank," which teaches young people about money management and advises parents and educators on how they can help, has been renovated. It includes new resources such as a quiz on spotting scams. Go to http://fdic.gov/about/learn/learning.
Help for Parents and Youth Caregivers Teaching About Money: You do not need to be a financial expert to teach good financial habits. Find resources on a new "Parents and Caregivers" Web page created as part of a joint effort between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the FDIC. Visit www.consumerfinance.gov/parents.
SEC Investor Bulletin on Variable Annuities: As previously reported, annuities, which are commonly marketed to older consumers, have potential pros, cons and costs. The Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a new bulletin with basic facts about variable annuities. Find it at http://investor.gov/news-alerts/investor-bulletins/investor-bulletin-variable-annuities-introduction.