Financial Education Web Resources

Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy

Website: http://www.jumpstart.org/ then “Resources”§ Curriculum clearinghouse§ Searchable database – some downloadable, free curriculum§ Elementary school thru adult
Financial Literacy Institute
www.financiallit.org

 

Financial $urvival

Website: http://www.financialsurvival.org/§ Geared to college-bound students§Focus on credit: www.credittalk.com/

 
American Bankers’ AssociationWebsite: http://www.aba.com/default.htm then “consumer recourses
 

Junior Achievement

Website: http://www.ja.org/programs/programs_mid_overview.shtml§ Online lessons in personal finance§ High school and young adult curricula available online; elementary and middle school available by request

 

FDIC MoneySmart

Website: http://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/index.html

  • Available in CD-rom, free of charge 
  • English & Spanish
 
National Endowment for Financial EducationWebsite: http://www.nefe.org/ then “education programs”
  • High School
  • Money management and introduction to financial planning
  • English and Spanish
 
-Save for Your FutureWebsite: http://www.saveforthefuture.org/
  • Middle school to adult
  • Topics include reasons to save (focus on retirement)
  • Excellent resource for financial calculators-
 
-Women’s Institute for Financial EducationWebsite: http://www.wife.org/
  • Mainly adult but some topics will work for advanced high school students
  • Topics include investment & Saving, retirement planning, budgets & planning, & taxes