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FDIC Money Smart

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The FDIC’s new instructor-led Money Smart for Young People series consists of four free curriculums available for immediate download.  They are Money Smart for:

This standards-aligned curriculum series empowers educators with engaging activities to integrate financial education instruction into subjects such as math, English, and social studies. Here is a brief overview of what you will find:

The curriculum is free and can be downloaded by using our download gateway.

Superintendents, Principals and other Administrators:

The FDIC would like to hear from school superintendents, principals, or other school leaders on how we can support educators in your schools using the Money Smart curriculum. Please contact In your email, please describe where the curriculum could be used and the grade level range of the students.


The FDIC wants to hear from educators who use the curriculum on what worked well and what could be improved. We also are eager to hear about promising approaches you may have used to deliver the curriculum that you feel we could share with other educators. Please contact

Implementation Ideas

Success stories on how previous versions of Money Smart have been used with young people are contained in the links below.  These have been published in Money Smart News, FDIC's quarterly newsletter featuring tips, updates, and success stories for financial educators. Sign up to receive Money Smart News.


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