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Personal Financial Education


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Over the years, the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta has developed and participated in many projects designed to build bridges between you and your financial goals. By working with consumer-interest groups, faith-based organizations, government agencies, nonprofits, and other companies, the Atlanta Fed helps provide the tools that people need to make informed financial decisions.

This Web site provides fundamental information about the Atlanta Fed's educational outreach efforts.

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Programs

Why Do We Need Financial Education?

The Southeastern region makes up the Federal Reserve System's Sixth District. Research findings show that the states in our district rank among the highest for the number of annual personal bankruptcies filed per household. In addition, many of our citizens do not have bank accounts and contribute little to personal savings.

Along with educational programs for employees, the Atlanta Fed provides the following opportunities to our district communities:

Branch Offices
Community Partnerships
Consumer Complaint Information
Speakers Bureau 
Teacher Workshops
Tours 
Train-the-Trainer Sessions

Brochures:
Community Reinvestment: Does Your Bank Measure Up?
Dollars and Cents: Fundamental Facts about U.S. Money
Paying for It: Checks, Cash, and Electronic Payments



It's important to take charge of your financial future!

The following public resources can help answer some of your questions:

  • Financial institutions
  • Nonprofit housing organization
  • Government agencies
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Employer-provided education programs
  • County extension service