Financial Education

For Kids:

Jump$tart Clearinghouse
The Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy maintains this online library of financial literacy resources for educators, parents, and students.
This site, endorsed by the American Library Association as a Great Web Site for Kids, “provides tools to help parents as well as educators teach children to manage money wisely and develop good financial habits.”

U.S. Mint
The United States Mint website has activities and lesson plans for educators to use to teach financial literacy to youth K-12.


For Students:

Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation

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Designed for students, teachers and parents, this website provides lesson plans and interactive activities for topics such as making change, check writing, creating a budget, and investing. 

Council for Economic Education
The Council for Economic Education provides resources for K-12 teachers and students.


For Adults:

Consumer Action Publications on
The Managing Money Project website provides detailed publications on a number of personal finance topics. Many are available in several languages. Also available are the Consumer Action’s MoneyWi$e educational modules. Examples include: Saving to Build Wealth, Building and Keeping Good Credit, and You Can Bank On It: Banking Basics.

Free Advice – Legal Advice Site for Consumers is intended to offer the most useful, comprehensive, balanced legal information for the public. The topic of financial law, which covers savings, investments and more, is covered here. 

This site, from the National Endowment for Financial Education, includes a resource library with information on financial planning, credit & debt, saving, investing and retirement. They also offer a list of 10 steps consumers can take to start getting smarter about money.


For Seniors:

MoneyWi$e Publications – Elder Fraud Module
The Managing Money Project provides detailed publications on a number of topics in several languages. A few publications deal specifically with financial concerns of Older Americans. 


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