Do you ever wonder what the Federal Reserve really does, or why it focuses on certain aspects of the U.S. economy? In one convenient location, the Fed Explained offers a range of content that explains the role of the Federal Reserve System and helps a general audience understand the fundamentals of the economy.

Using vibrant graphics and plenty of examples, engaging animated videos describe basic economic concepts such as inflation and gross domestic product as well as the structure and functions of the Fed. Additionally, the "Econ 101" section provides brief written analyses of current economic topics. And FedFAQ allows users to get answers to questions about the Fed by searching on key words or categories.