The Fed and How It Got That Way Get Access to Exclusive Content This page is only available to members of our community. Join us today and get full access. First Name Last Name Email Address Thank you! Oops! Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does. Share | Have A Question About This Topic? Name Email Address Question Thank you! Oops! Related Contents The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer. Inflation & Your Money It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments. 5 Smart Investing Strategies Getting what you want out of your money may require the right game plan.