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Last Updated: May 10, 2023

Money Smart News is the FDIC newsletter featuring tips, updates, and success stories for financial educators.

Send Us Your Success Stories! The FDIC wants to hear how Money Smart is making a difference. We're interested in finding out about your programs and procedures, tips and other information that Money Smart educators and partners might find useful. The best contributions may appear in a future issue of Money Smart News.

We welcome your submissions at moneysmartnews@fdic.gov.

General
Features New Money Smart for Young Adults
May 2023 Newsletter
May 2023
General
Features Don’t Forget FDIC’s Newest Resource: The Reality Fair Toolkit
April 2023 Newsletter
April 2023
General
Features Money Smart Alliance, New Version of Money Smart for Young Adults Released
March 2023 Newsletter
March 2023
General
Features Upcoming Money Smart Town Hall - Black History Month, FDIC & CFPB Joint Event for National Consumer Protection Week
February 2023 Newsletter
February 2023
General
Features Upcoming Money Smart Train-the-Trainer Event, FDIC & CFPB Joint Event, New Money Smart for Young Adults
January 2023 Newsletter
January 2023
General
Features 2022 Accomplishments and Consider Submitting a Success Story
December 2022 Newsletter
December 2022
General
Features Latest FDIC National Survey Finds Record Low, Six Million Households Remain Unbanked
November 2022 Newsletter
November 2022
General
Features FDIC’s Newest Resource: The Reality Fair Toolkit and CFPB Releases Report on Elder Financial Exploitation Recovery
October 2022 Newsletter
October 2022
General
Features How Money Smart Are You? New Enhancements and National Hispanic Heritage Month Outreach Events
September 2022 Newsletter
September 2022
Youth
Features Upcoming Back to School Webinar and Money Smart for Young People New Features
August 2022 Newsletter
Success Story
High School Uses How Money Smart Are You? in Senior Economics
August 2022
Adults
Features FDIC Money Smart for Adults – English versions of Participant Guides now all PDF-fillable!
July 2022 Newsletter
July 2022
Older Adults
Features World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Don’t Forget: How Money Smart Are You? Is Available Now
June 2022 Newsletter
June 2022
Older Adults
Features Teach Appreciation Week and Money Smart Alliance
May 2022 Newsletter
Success Story
Celebrating Older Americans Month with Money Smart for Older Adults
May 2022
General
Features Juntos Adelante! Financial Empowerment for Hispanics – Featuring the new FDIC tool: How Money Smart Are You? in Spanish
April 2022 Newsletter
April 2022
Adults
Features The CBI (Computer-Based Instruction) will be removed on March 31 and #GetBanked During Tax Season
March 2022 Newsletter
Success Story
Lake City Bank Supplements Money Smart for Adults with New How Money Smart Are You? Game
March 2022
Youth
Features America Saves Week and CFPB Offers Tips on Filing a Tax Return: Starting the New Year: Resolve to File a Tax Return in 2022
February 2022 Newsletter
Success Story
Ameris Bank Uses Money Smart for Young People to Bring Financial Education to Local Youth
February 2022
Older Adults
Features Reminder: Encouraging People to File a Tax Return In 2022 and New Year, New Product
January 2022 Newsletter
Success Story
Money Smart for Older Adults at the Guilford County Family Justice Center
January 2022
General
Features Identity Theft and Protection Awareness Month and Encouraging People to File a Tax Return In 2022
December 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
A Recap of Key Tips that were Shared Throughout 2021
December 2021
Adults
Features How Money Smart Are You? Is Now Available and Upcoming Money Smart for Small Business-Focused Webinars
November 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
Workforce Programs Using Money Smart
November 2021
Homeownership
Features Webinar to Advance Economic Inclusion for Hispanics and Upcoming Money Smart for Small Business-Focused Webinars
October 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
Money Smart Helps Housing Initiative
October 2021
Youth
Features New Housing Resources
September 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
Approaches to Engage Young People
September 2021
General
Features Popular Money Smart for Adults Tools Easier to Use and Money Smart for Small Business Train-the-Trainer
August 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
An Engaging Virtual Training Series
August 2021
Youth Success Story
New Mexico partnership Engages Low-income High School Students
July 2021 - Special Edition
Small Business
Features New FDIC Podcast and COVID Federal Resource Website for Small Businesses
July 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
Money Smart for Small Business in Action
July 2021
Adults
Features CFPB Offers Tips on Mortgage and Housing Assistance, America Saves Week, and National Consumer Protection Week
Winter 2021 Newsletter
Success Story
Money Smart for Adults goes online with Mount Pleasant Correctional Facility
Winter 2021
General Success Story
Money Smart Users Continue to Adapt to Virtual Learning
Fall 2020
General Success Story
Money Smart Users Adapting to Virtual Training Sessions
Spring/ Summer 2020
Adults Success Story
Money Smart Users Making a Difference: Four Organizations Recognized for How They Use the FDIC’s Financial Education Curriculum for Adults
Winter 2020
Older Adults Success Story
We Share Stories About Two Organizations That Use the Money Smart for Older Adults Curriculum to Help Prevent Elder Financial Abuse
Spring 2019
Adults Success Story
How a Group of Community Banks Uses Money Smart to Teach Financial Education
Summer/ Fall 2019
Youth Success Story
Banks and Other Organizations in South Alabama Partner with Boys & Girls Clubs to Offer Financial Education
Winter 2019
Adults Success Story
An Introduction to Some FDIC Money Smart Alliance Members…and Their Successes
Spring/ Summer 2018
Adults Success Story
New Beginnings for New Fathers: How One Money Smart Alliance Member is Educating Young Families About Finances
Winter 2018