Financial Literacy

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Helping Generations Understand Their Finances

Financial education is the key to financial stability and peace of mind. Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation* (FDIC) to help low- and moderate-income individuals enhance their financial skills and better manage their money.                                   

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For Adults

Available as self-paced, computer-based or instructor-led instruction.

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For Young Adults

Geared toward youth ages 12-20 to teach the basics of handling their finances.

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For Pre K-12 Educators & Parents

Fostering financial education for students, educators, and parents.

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For Older Adults

How to plan in advance, prevent exploitation, and make informed financial decisions.

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For Small Business

Information to help small business owners grow and thrive.

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You may view and download the curriculum from our website or directly from FDIC’s Money Smart website.

*Note: The material provided on this website is for informational use only and is not intended for financial or investment advice. The FDIC reference does not suggest their endorsement of East West Bank and its products or services. East West Bank and/or its partners assume no liability for any loss or damage resulting from one’s reliance on the material provided. Please also note that such material is not updated regularly and that some of the information may not therefore be current. Consult with your own financial professional when making decisions regarding your financial or investment management.