Electronic IDs for Students
time you put your bank card into an ATM machine and enter your
PIN number you are saying, "This is me, let's do business!"
Use of electronic ID has become standard banking practice for
millions of people in the United States and around the world.
Access America for Students plans to widen the use of electronic
IDs for students applying for financial aid online.
Cars Behaving Badly
Want to find out if a car -- or any part of it -- has been recalled?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a vehicle
recall database you can search by year, make, or model. For
other valuable safety information, see the agency's
Customs Service Travelers Online
the country? Don't leave home without checking Customs Service's
Travelers Page. It's got everything you need to know about what
you can take out of the country and what you can bring back
in. You can also find out possible glitches. For example, how
can you prove you didn't buy your foreign-made watch during
your trip? The answer is here. Have a good trip, and don't forget
Shopping with Uncle Sam: The U.S. Mint
you ready for holiday shopping? Why fight the malls? Go online.
The United States Mint's 1999 Holiday Catalog features a collection
of stunning jewelry and collectibles from the 50 State Quarters
Program, the 1999 Holiday Ornament, the Yellowstone National
Park and Washington Folios, Susan B. Anthony uncirculated coin
set, and much more.
In This Issue
IDs for Students
Shopping at the Mint
2, No. 1, October 4, 1999
1, No. 49, September 27, 1999
1, No. 48, September 20, 1999
1, No. 47, September 13, 1999
1, No. 46, September 6, 1999