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FDIC Consumer News

FDIC Consumer News is the FDIC’s monthly newsletter to consumers, providing practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services, including helpful hints, quick tips, and common-sense strategies to protect and stretch your hard-earned dollars.

Last Updated: March 31, 2023
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April 2023

Your First Job?

Many teens think about how they can earn money so they can spend it, but it’s important to learn how to manage it as well. The best place to start is with a bank account. Before you land that new job, you should establish a bank account to keep track of your new earnings and keep it safe. This one step will open the door for hands-on experience managing money and discussions with others on various aspects of financial management, which will help prepare for the future.

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