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					Money Smart for
Young Adults

       Roy Durnal
  FDIC Community Affairs
     Los Angeles, CA
Money Smart for Young Adults
 MSYA is the FDIC’s financial education
  curriculum designed to help young
  consumers ages 12-20:

     Understand basic financial services,

     Develop money-management skills, and

     Learn how to use banking services effectively .
Money Smart for Young Adults
 Curriculum consists of eight instructor-led
  modules provided on a CD.
 Each module consists of a fully scripted
  instructor guide, participant guide, and
  overhead slides.
 Also includes optional computer-based
  scenarios that allow students to complete
  realistic exercises for each module, such as
  shopping for a credit card.
Money Smart for Young Adults
   Modules:
    1.   Bank On It (banking basics)
    2.   Check It Out (checking accounts)
    3.   Setting Financial Goals (keeping track of your
         money)
    4.   Pay Yourself First (savings options and goals)
    5.   Borrowing Basics (credit fundamentals)
    6.   Charge It Right (credit cards)
    7.   Paying for College and Cars (education & auto loans)
    8.   A Roof Over Your Head (basics of renting or buying)
Money Smart for Young Adults
 Potential Uses:
     Part of required course
     Optional material for visiting/guest teachers
     Supplement to finance, economics, social
      studies, math, or business
     After-school elective
     School group or club project
     Workshop offered by youth-oriented
      organization
Money Smart for Young Adults
 Money Smart for Young Adults is:
   Free
   Aligned with educational standards in 50
    states
   Aligned with Jumpstart national financial
    literacy standards
   Aligned with National Council on Economics
    education standards
   Not protected by copyrights
   Customizable based on audience needs
Money Smart for Young Adults
 For more information or to order your free
   Money Smart for Young Adults CD, visit:

 http://www.fdic.gov/ and put “Money Smart”
   in the search window

 Questions:
                 Roy Durnal
               626-359-7152, ext. 4105
                  rdurnal@fdic.gov

				
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