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Treasury Offset Program to the Rescue (Page One Economics Focus on Finance)
This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance explains how the Treasury Offset Program recovers taxpayer money from people who have received government benefits in error or by fraud and also recovers delinquent child support.
Income Tax: Facts and Filings (Page One Economics Focus on Finance)
Federal individual income tax must be paid to the U.S. government, but the amounts paid vary widely. This issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses basic facts about the tax—its history, purpose, and current structure.
Credit Bureaus: The Record Keepers (Page One Economics, Focus on Finance)
The December 2017 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance addresses the growth of credit bureaus and how the credit reports they maintain affect both creditors and borrowers.
Podcast Fiscal Policy
How does the economy get back on track when it’s off course? In this episode of The Economic Lowdown podcast series, you’ll learn about how the government uses fiscal policy to influence the economy.
The Pickle Patch Bathtub
In this lesson, students learn about opportunity cost, saving, savings goals and a savings plan by reading The Pickle Patch Bathtub by Frances Kennedy. Students will develop savings plans that lead to their own savings goals.
Saving and Savings Goals in Mandarin Chinese
In this video, in Mandarin Chinese, kids learn about income, spending, saving, and savings goals. They are encouraged to save for the future. They draw a picture of a savings goals and are encouraged to post the picture near their piggy banks. They learn a song about saving and spending.
FRED Interactive The COVID 19 Recession
The COVID-19 pandemic induced an economic recession that started in February 2020 and ended in April 2020.
Examining Racial Wealth Inequality
The March 2022 issue of Page One Economics covers the topics of income and wealth through the lens of racial inequality.
An Educators Guide to Monetary Policy Digital Badge Program
Achieve a foundational level of literacy about the Federal Reserve by learning about five key topics related to monetary policy. As you learn, you will earn badges for each of the key concepts.
On the Move Mortgage Basics
Buying a home is a major financial decision, and for young people in particular the entire process can seem overwhelming.