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Financial Tips from the Atlanta Fed
Our new Financial Tips series is your go-to source for knowledge and best practices for your financial life. Visit this page monthly for strategies designed to reduce the likelihood that a financial setback becomes a financial disaster.
December 3, 2018
Did you know that last year more than 16 million Americans were the victims of identity theft? Learn how you can protect your identity with our financial tips.
November 1, 2018
It's never too late to get your finances in check. Use these tips to tackle year-end financial challenges by learning how to create and manage a personal budget.
October 1, 2018
Why is good credit important? How you handle your finances affects more than just your ability to borrow. Improve your credit smarts and your financial stability with these tips!
September 4, 2018
September is National Preparedness Month. Prepare yourself and your family for unexpected financial and emergency situations with these tips!
August 1, 2018
Start the school year by feeling prepared to tackle your career and financial aid options with these tips!
July 2, 2018
Even though school is out for the summer, now is a great time to help kids understand finances. The Atlanta Fed's financial tips provide hands-on financial activities perfect for summer or any time.
June 1, 2018
Trying to decide which option is best for you? The Atlanta Fed's financial tips can help you with that major financial decision.
May 1, 2018
Are you on track to have a secure financial future? The Atlanta Fed’s financial tips can help you build personal wealth.
April 2, 2018
Have you ever fallen for an email scam or opened a malicious attachment? Learn how to protect yourself from consumer scams and fraud with financial tips from the Atlanta Fed.