Skip to Main Content
CPCC Library logo

*Personal Financial Literacy Resource Guide*

Chapter 4 Introduction

Using savings plans, payment accounts, and other financial services is a primary personal financial planning activity. This chapter starts with an overview of these services followed by a discussion of the changing environment of financial services caused by technology and economic conditions. Next, discussion of the different types of financial institutions is offered along with the factors to consider when selecting one. Coverage of choosing and using savings plans includes material on the types of accounts that are available. Finally, selection and use of payment methods is presented.

LO 4.2: Compare the types of financial institutions

LO 4.2: Compare the types of financial institutions (FDIC and NCUA Deposit Insurance)

LO 4.4: Evaluate different types of payment methods

Other Web Resources

Additional Help

Step by Step Research Guide Citation Help Tutorials