To mark its centennial, the St. Louis Fed published "100 Years of Service." Read about the birth of the Federal Reserve and how the St. Louis Fed came to be known as the maverick in the Fed system. See how it serves not only financial institutions and the Treasury, but also educators, community development workers, researchers and the public.View Publication
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency released a Consumer Advisory that discusses how high-tech thieves target consumers at ATMs and other money machines. The advisory also offers tips on safeguarding personal information. Visit www.occ.gov/news-issuances/consumer-advisories/2011/consumer-advisory-2011-2.html.
The Consumer Federation of America and VantageScore offer a web site with useful information about credit reports, including a quiz for consumers to test their knowledge of credit scores. Go to www.creditscorequiz.org.
The Financial Planning Association offers information for recent college graduates—or anyone hoping to increase their financial literacy—to help them better manage finances. For more information, visit www.fpanet.org/ToolsResources/ArticlesBooksChecklists/Articles/FinancialPlanning/GraduatingLearn12GoodMoneyHabits.
Fed in Print: An index of the economic research conducted by the Fed.