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Intersections: Spring 2006

Resource Rack

The Federal Reserve System has many publications and online resources available for classroom use. Most are available in classroom sets for free.

Building Wealth Building Wealth
Offers introductory guidance to individuals and families seeking help to develop a plan for building personal wealth. It presents an overview of personal finance strategies.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.
Banking Basics Banking Basics
Provides an introduction to banking for young people that answers many basic questions: What is a bank? What makes one type of account different from another? Why do banks fail and what happens when they do?
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.
The Story of Consumer Credit The Story of Consumer Credit
Explains consumer rights and consumer credit regulations. A great comic book format for the high school classroom.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.
The Story of Banks The Story of Banks
Follows three young entrepreneurs as they use progressively more sophisticated banking services over a 23-year period. Also explores the role of checking deposits and lending in the money creation process. A great comic book format for the middle or high school classroom.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.

A Penny Saved A Penny Saved
Illustrates the importance and benefits of savings and the various types of savings instruments and institutions. A great comic book format for the middle or high school classroom.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.

Your Credit Rights Credit Brochures
Provide information about important issues related to the use of credit. The publications in this series are “Applying for Credit and Charge Cards,” “How to Establish, Use, and Protect Credit,” “What Your Credit Report Says About You,” “Your Credit Rating,” and “Your Credit Rights.” These brochures are an excellent resource for use in the high school classroom.
Published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Order at www.newyorkfed.org/publications External Link.
Federal Reserve Education.org Logo FederalReserveEducation.org
FederalReserveEducation.org is the Federal Reserve System’s portal to economic and personal financial education materials on the web. From the portal, teachers and students can link to print and online resources offered by the 12 Reserve Banks and the Board of Governors.
Created by the Federal Reserve System
Available at: www.federalreserveeducation.org External Link.

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