Putting Your Paycheck to Work

The Kansas City Fed developed the following fact sheets, resources and activities for employees to understand and make the most of their paychecks.

Is Your Bank Account Safe?

"Teaching Tips" provide ways that teachers can integrate current issues and research into their classrooms using Federal Reserve research. In the President's Message, Thomas Hoenig, the former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, discusses what happens when a bank fails and how the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) steps in following a bank's closing. Read and discuss the article in class using the direct discussion questions and extension activities.