Making it easier to understand economics, personal finance, and the Federal Reserve



Zip Code Economies

Hosted by SF Fed President Mary C. Daly, this podcast shares the stories of people navigating the unique economic situations in their communities.


Invest In What's Next: Life After High School

Use this interactive career and college planner to evaluate which career or educational path you should pursue after high school. Plus, develop personal finance skills to make your plan a reality.

Is College Worth It?

Calculate your potential return on a college degree and how long it will take to break even on higher education expenses.


Gross Domestic Product (GDP): Measuring the Nation's Output

Posted September 14, 2020

GDP is a key measure of a nation's economic performance. This DataPost outlines the components of GDP and places these components within the context of recent values published by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Inflation: Measuring Price Changes

Posted September 14, 2020

Learn how the Personal Consumption Expenditures Price Index, the Fed's key measure of inflation, relates to concepts of "core" and "total" inflation in our economy.

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Did You Know?

We engage with educators and students, focusing on real-life applications of economics and personal finance.



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American Currency Exhibit

Virtually tour one of the largest collections of historical U.S. currency.

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