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FDIC Hosts Webinar for Financial Capability Month

Highlights Free Financial Education Tools

April 1, 2019
Media contact:
LaJuan Williams-Young

In recognition of Financial Capability Month, the FDIC will host a webinar on April 17 to help organizations learn how to use Money Smart tools. This webinar will also explain the benefits of joining the FDIC's Money Smart Alliance, a free resource to help organizations learn new approaches and strategies on how to use Money Smart tools.

The FDIC is also highlighting its free financial education tools to help people of all ages build their financial knowledge and skills to achieve brighter financial futures.

These free resources include:

"The FDIC's Money Smart curriculum and related resources help people gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills to use banks more effectively and manage their finances. These resources can be a valuable tool for banks to build deeper relationships with their customers," said FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams.

To register for free FDIC webinars, visit All of the FDIC's free financial education resources are available on the web site at


Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's banks and savings associations, 5,406 as of December 31, 2018. It promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars—insured financial institutions fund its operations.

FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at, by subscription electronically (go to and may also be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-29-2019