Education

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.  

 

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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.

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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.

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Do You Know Your Credit Rights?

Credit can play an important role in your daily life. For example, you may use a credit card to make purchases, or you may obtain a loan from your bank to finance the purchase of a car or house. The importance of credit in your life, however, is not limited to loans.

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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.