The Fed Experience is an interactive exhibit that lets visitors explore their connection to the economy. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Find information on recent economic education events, topics, and publications.
|February 14, 2013||
Introducing 5E Navigator
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond is producing a new online publication called 5E Navigator to help people make informed decisions about their personal finances. The first issue features credit reports.
|December 10, 2012||
Virginia State University Wins Richmond Fed Video Contest
Students from Virginia State University won the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s third annual Share the Wealth financial literacy video contest.
|October 2, 2012||
Back to School with Econ Ed
School is back in session and the Richmond Fed Economic Education team has a number of economic and financial education events and programs planned for this fall.
|September 4, 2012||
Registration is open for the 2012 College Fed Challenge
Colleges and universities within the Fifth Federal Reserve District are invited to compete in this year’s College Fed Challenge—an academic competition designed to expand college students' understanding of the Fed’s unique role in the economy and the importance of Federal Open Market Committee decisions.
|July 26, 2012||
Spring/Summer 2012 issue of the 5E Educator
This edition of the 5E Educator explores the issue of poverty and the role of institutions in fostering economic growth. Article excerpts, a classroom activity and additional resources are included to help you and your students explore these questions.
|July 23, 2012||
2012 Economic Educator Awards
The Virginia Council on Economic Education (VCEE), in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, encourages educators to share their successes and be recognized for their innovation in the classroom!
|June 7, 2012||
Save the Date: August 7, 2012 -- A Conversation with the Chairman
On August 7th, join fellow educators for a special live message from Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke as he addresses teachers nationwide about the critical need for personal finance education in the wake of the recent financial crisis.
|April 3, 2012||
April is Financial Literacy Month!
Although our Bank is engaged in financial education throughout the year, we have a number of activities planned in April to raise awareness about National Financial Literacy Month and the tools, resources and programs that the Fed offers.
|January 20, 2012||
Anderson University Wins Richmond Fed Video Contest
Students from Anderson University won the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s second annual Share the Wealth financial literacy video contest.
|January 19, 2012||
New Economic and Financial Education Website Launched
A new website has been launched called TeachingMoneyVA.org to help Virginia’s high school teachers find quality resources that they can use in teaching Virginia’s new economics and personal finance course.
|November 15, 2011||
5E Educator - Fall 2011
This edition of the 5E Educator concentrates on the causes of — and possible impediments to — economic recoveries. Inside the issue are two articles and accompanying activities that explore factors that determine the strength of recoveries and examine the severity of unemployment in the recent recession and recovery.
|October 21, 2011||
Share the Wealth - Financial Literacy Video Contest
Be a part of our Share the Wealth Video contest by submitting a a short video on a financial education topic.
|July 20, 2011||
First Year at The Fed Experience
More than 11,000 people have visited The Fed Experience since the interactive exhibit opened to the public in July 2010. From students to community groups to legislators, The Fed Experience helps explain who we are, what we do and how we make a difference in our communities.
|May 20, 2011||
5E Educator - Spring 2011
This issue of the 5E Educator focuses on a key financial decision – financing higher education. Inside the issue is a feature article on student loan debt, complemented by several activities and lesson plans, designed to prompt thoughtful discussion about this decision and the expected returns from investment in human capital.
|April 22, 2011||
Spring Cleaning for Your Finances
April is Financial Literacy Month, a great time to refresh your personal finances. The Richmond Fed Economic Education Team is also involved in a number of programs that support increasing financial literacy. Please contact Economic Education if you’re interested in learning more about any of these programs or about the many financial education resources produced by the Fed.
|February 2, 2011||
5E Educator - Winter 2010/2011
This issue of 5E Educator explores the effects of immigration on the U.S. economy. Inside this issue are several lesson plans and activities designed to prompt thoughtful discussion on immigration and the economy. Consider beginning your classroom discussion today!
|December 14, 2010||
Richmond Fed Announces Winners of the Share the Wealth Financial Literacy Web Video Contest
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond announced the winning videos in its Share the Wealth: A Financial Literacy Video Contest at the Byrd Theater in Richmond, Virginia on December 13.
|September 16, 2010||
Charlotte Office Extends Registration Deadline for "A Conversation with the Chairman"
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Charlotte Office, has extended registration for the "A Conversation with the Chairman" event to September 22.
|August 17, 2010||
Richmond Fed Will No Longer Participate in High School Fed Challenge
The Richmond Fed will no longer participate in High School Fed Challenge. Past participants are encouraged to explore other economic education opportunities and resources offered by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.
|April 19, 2010||
5E Educator - Spring 2010
This issue considers whether quantitative measures alone capture quality of life. Also discussed are important economic concepts relevant to the recent recession and recovery along with several lesson plans and resources specially selected to enhance your 21st Century classroom.
|April 14, 2010||
Chantilly High School won the preliminary round of the regional Fed Challenge Competition
Chantilly High School students from Chantilly, Virginia, won the preliminary round of the Federal Reserve's 2010 High School Fed Challenge competition held at the Baltimore Branch on April 12th, 2010.
|February 17, 2010||
Creative Expression Contest
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond has sponsored the high school Creative Expression Contest to promote economic and financial education and encourage excellence in writing.