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FDIC Money Smart - A Financial Education Program


The FDIC’s Money Smart for Young Adults curriculum helps youth ages 12-20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances, including how to create positive relationships with financial institutions.

Money Smart for Young Adults is:

  • Free;
  • Aligned with educational standards for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and the Virgin Islands, as well as Jump$tart financial education standards and National Council on Economic Education economic education standards;
  • Based on the award-winning Money Smart adult financial education curriculum that can bring proven results in the money management practices and financial confidence of graduates;
  • Offers a completely customizable curriculum comprised of modules that can be taught on a stand-alone basis;
  • Not protected by copyright restrictions; and
  • A source of unbiased information that is not “branded” with corporate logos or otherwise affiliated with any commercial interest.