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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Paul Revere

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Image description: National Archives’ Pictures of the Revolutionary War — Beginnings in New England, 1775-76

On this day in 1775, Paul Revere made his famous midnight ride, but did you know he was also one of the most important military intelligence agents of the Revolutionary War?

Find out what else you didn’t know about Revere from the Defense Intelligence Agency.

10 Tips for Managing Money During Life’s Big Moments

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Making financial decisions can be confusing and overwhelming, to the point that you do nothing to prepare for your financial future. But this Financial Literacy Month, we’re helping you understand finance basics so you can make money decisions with confidence.

Step one was understanding your credit.

Step two was planning and preparing for retirement.

Step three is learning how to manage your money wisely to prepare for major life events like going to college, buying a house or having a baby. No matter where you are in life these tools can help you:

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Order the FREE Financial Foundations toolkit to get advice and confidence you need to make sound money decisions.


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Make Sure You’re Financially Prepared for an Emergency

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By Operation Hope

April is Financial Literacy Month and Operation HOPE and the Federal Emergency Management Agency share information with you on economic emergency preparedness and recovery efforts during a natural disaster and/or terrorist attack.

You can download a version of the Economic Emergency Financial First Aid Kit (EFFAK) - a free kit that guides you to collect financial records in the event of an emergency.

Find more tips on being financially prepared in the event of a disaster.

If you bank from your smartphone, read this to make sure your information is kept safe.