1. While you are in the military, take advantage of training opportunities. Many
specific skills learned in the military--nursing and healthcare, mechanics,
computer programming, police and security work--transfer to civilian jobs.
2. When you leave the military, take advantage of education benefits for veterans.
The Post-9/11 GI Bill pays for tuition and fees, a monthly housing allowance, and
books and supplies.
3. Educate yourself about your own personal finances. Making good, well-thought-
out financial decisions can make all the difference to your financial future.
2. In Part One of the course documents, (and also in external links) there is a pdf table
showing financial institutions and their regulators.
After looking at the table, answer the
a. What are the major types of financial institutions that are listed?
National Banks, State Member Banks, FDIC-Insured State Nonmember Banks, Non-FDIC-
Insured State Banks, Insured Federal Savings Associations, Non-FDIC-Insured State
Savings Associations, Federal Credit Unions, State Credit Unions, Bank Holding Companies,
Savings Association Holding Companies, Foreign Branches of U.S. National and State
Member Banks, Foreign Branches of U.S. Insured State Nonmember Banks, Edge Act
Corporations, Agreement Corporations, Federal U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign
Banks, State U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks,
b. What does the OCC regulate? The OTS? The NCUA?
1. OCC regulates National Banks, Federal U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks