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1. Click the categories below to the topics and segments within.
2. Listen to streaming podcasts online or download the programs to listen to later.
3. Take advantage of the downloadable reference materials for each program.

The more you listen, the more you’ll learn!

Basics of Banking

HOW BANKS WORK AND THE BENEFITS OF USING THEM

Learn the basics of protecting your money and financial information. It helps you choose the best types of accounts and protect your personal identity, and ways to prepare for a natural disaster or other emergency.

Checking Accounts

AN OVERVIEW OF CHECKING ACCOUNTS AND THE BENEFITS OF USING THEM

Learn how to choose, open, and manage an account. Understand common banking fees, how to deposit money, write checks, use a debit card, and balance your checkbook. Learn about online banking and banking by phone.

Savings/Spending Plan

THE BASICS OF SAVING AND INVESTING MONEY

Get tips on finding ways to save, making a personal spending plan, and tracking what you spend. Learn potential benefits from direct deposit and tips to save for retirement.

Borrowing Money

THE BASICS OF BORROWING MONEY WISELY

Understand the costs of borrowing and how to qualify for credit or a loan. Find tips to choose a loan or credit card. Learn how loans work, and ways to get the best loan for your needs.

 
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