The Fed and How It Got That Way 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 Message Thank you! Oops! Related Content What Does That Mean? IDK Financial acronyms you should know. Millennials and Savings How much could you save now and in the long-term? Aware of Employment Rights for Workers with Disabilities? Approximately 20% of U.S. adults have a disability, according to the CDC.