Teaching the knowledge and skills that help people make sound financial decisions is a key part of the Fed’s core responsibility to support economically healthy households and communities. We offer resources for K–12 teachers and consumers.
The Federal Reserve and You
Designed with classroom flexibility in mind, The Federal Reserve and You is a free video composed of seven segmented chapters that will walk your students through the purposes and functions of the Federal Reserve System and give them overviews of money and banking and the history of central banking in the United States. Our on-screen hosts explain it all with the help of detailed animation and interviews with Federal Reserve leaders.
A Day in the Life of the FOMC
Learn more about the FOMC and the inner workings of the Federal Reserve’s monetary policymaking body.
Money in Motion
Come to Money in Motion, where over 300,000 visitors have learned about money, banking, and the Federal Reserve System.
Building a Foundation for Financial Literacy
April is Financial Literacy Month, but teaching personal finance and economics is something the Fed does year-round. Expanding consumers’ knowledge and skills so they can make sound financial decisions is part of our Bank’s mission to support economically healthy households and communities.
Order Education Publications
The Philadelphia Fed promotes economic and financial literacy and a greater understanding of the economy and the role of the Federal Reserve System. Learn more about our Education publications and how to order.