America Targets 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
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 Custom Services'
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 your passport.
Shopping with Uncle Sam: The U.S. Mint
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
(INSERT TM trademark SYMBOL) Program, the 1999 Holiday Ornament,
the Yellowstone National Park and Washington Folios, Susan B. Anthony
uncirculated coin set, and much more.
IDs for Students
Shopping at the Mint
2, No. 1, October 11, 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