Financial Literacy Resources

The following is a list of financial literacy Web sites that contain helpful information, curriculum resources, speaking material and more.

Wisconsin Jump$tart is a group of individuals who promote financial education and literacy in Wisconsin.

Financial Literacy: TEACH IT! is a multi-media professional development resource designed around Wisconsin’s new Personal Financial Literacy standards.

Money Smart Week® (MSW) is a series of free classes and activities designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The week takes place once a year in April.

PracticalMoneySkills.com is a free Web site designed to help educators, parents and students practice better money management for life.

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) addresses youth financial literacy with the nationally known NEFE High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP). It consists of a seven unit student manual, instructor’s guide, and a dynamic suite of Web pages that offer a large, continually growing collection of resources, articles, and financial tools for teachers, students, and parents. A student page is available here.

Find financial literacy tips and lesson plans for parents, teachers and kids at www.themint.org.

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy is a free program of the nations certified public accountants to help Americans understand personal financial literacy through every stage of life.

For even more useful websites, see our Reading makes cents page.