We love the national focus on financial literacy because it reinforces our belief that education is fundamental to the financial security of those we serve.
To help you achieve your financial goals, consider these resources that promote financial literacy in April and all year long. You’ll find a wealth of knowledge for your personal financial plans as well as financial literacy resources for your classroom.
(Virtual) Money Smart Week
Ready to get money smart? Sign up to participate in this virtual event with free webinars on budgeting, financial institutions, debt relief, and employer retirement plans between April 17-20, 2023. Money Smart Week is a national public education program coordinated by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago that empowers people with the knowledge and skills to make better-informed personal financial decisions.
Money Management International’s 30 Steps to Financial Wellness
April is officially Financial Literacy Month, but you can pledge to take these 30 steps any time you’re ready! The 30 steps are designed to help you identify your money weaknesses and turn them into strengths.
The Employee Benefits Security Administration offers a list of publications, videos, and interactive tools to help in your retirement planning.
MyMoney.gov provides information about and links to a collection of federal guides and curricula for teaching financial capability concepts.
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
A national non-profit coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth. Download free messaging for families and teachers. The first distance-learning module of Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators (J$FFE) Online is free and available now! Click here for Wisconsin’s Jump$tart page.
Edutopia: Resources and Downloads for Financial Literacy
A comprehensive list of links to resources to help students learn financial concepts, practice money management, and build strong financial decision-making and economic-reasoning skills.
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