Financial Education Links
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Online Resources for Developing and Presenting Lessons on Financial Literacy
- Credit Abuse Resistance Education — C.A.R.E.
- Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy® has a comprehensive clearinghouse of resources, some free, for pre-K through college. It also publishes “Best Practices” for developing or selecting financial education materials.
- Teach It! — by the Wisconsin Educational Commission — is a collection of 21 financial management episodes for all grades. The episodes can be used as the center of a lesson and are accompanied by lesson plans and other related resources.
- The National Financial Educators Council provides some free financial literacy curriculum samples and case studies, though most programs are available for a fee.
- FoolProof® provides online newspapers and modules for all age groups: high school, home-schooled, community groups, parents, college age students, young adults, and adults.
- Money 101, an online series of easy lessons hosted by CNNMoney.com.
- Money Management Webinars hosted by Money Management International during the month of April.
- Managing Your Finances, an online course with animation, narration, and music hosted by the University of Texas at San Antonio.
- Investing for Your Future, a home study course offered by Rutgers.
- High School Financial Planning Program® of the National Endowment for Financial Education®. The program will include print materials.
- Money Smart for Older Adults
- The National Financial Literacy Month Home Page. The home page includes 30 steps to financial wellness. The steps include such things as a quiz, suggestions for clearing out financial clutter, correcting credit reports, planning savings accounts, and creating a spending plan. In addition, the home page includes a link to Tools for Success, which then links to different resources, such as worksheets and an eBook titled “Tips for Change.”
- MyMoney.gov is the United States website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. The site boasts that “[w]hether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions.” The site includes a collection of resources for all kinds of people — kids, teachers, parents, caregivers, the military, women, retirees, and employers.
- Get Rich Slowly is a site that features articles about basic financial skills, such as budgeting, handling bank accounts, credit and credit cards, and investing.