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Financial Literacy Library Guide: WEB RESOURCES


360 Degrees of Financial Literacy
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Information to help consumers make sound financial decisions at every stage of their lives.

Bankrate: Mastering Your Money
Breaks down personal finances into manageable pieces for the consumer.

Banzai! Online Financial Literacy
Free content using real-life scenarios that engages teenagers.

Budgeting: Managing Your Money with a Spending Plan*

CashCourse: Your Real-Life Money Guide
Online personal finance tools to help you build real-life-ready financial skills.

Center for Student Credit Card Education: The ABCs of Credit Card Finance
Dedicated to improving the credit card literacy of America’s students. Teaches college and college bound students how to wisely choose and responsible use a credit card.

Channel One News: Generation Money
Teaches students nationwide how to be money savvy and financially fit. Explores concepts such as compound interest, budgeting, credit, debt, and investing. Money Matters
Covers a wide array of financial topics for young adults: Investing; Credit Cards; Banking; Financial Planning, etc.

Choose to Save
National public education and outreach program dedicated to raising awareness about the need to plan and save for long-term personal financial security.

CompareCards: Education Center
Educating youth in finance and economics.

Consumer Jungle
Interactive, web-based program that helps students become literate consumers. Provides consumer education curricula covering a variety of topics such as credit cards, transportation, living on your own, personal finances, telecommunications, health, and e-commerce fraud.

Council for Economic Education
Focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school. Mission is to instill in young people a real-world understanding of economics and personal finance.
Easy-to-understand information about money, credit, loans and more. Get your free credit score every 30 days.

Don't Get Debt$lapped: Your Guide to Smartly Financing Your Education
Videos and guides that can help you manage your debt and your money.

Leading source of online economic & personal finance lessons & resources for educators, students and afterschool providers.

Feed the Pig
Helpful tools, articles, tips and other resources to help on your path to financial stability.

Financial Avenue
Teaches students and young consumers about smart money management and a variety of topics that affect their personal finances.

Financial Entertainment
Library of free online and mobile games that aim to improve personal financial capability, self-confidence, and knowledge.

Financial Literacy Summit

FINRA Investor Education Foundation
Provides underserved Americans with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary for financial success throughout life.

First Command Educational Foundation: Money Matters
Financial readiness education tools for use by organizations and individuals. 

Georgia Consortium for Personal Financial Literacy
Seeks to raise public awareness of financial literacy and serves as a clearinghouse for access to resources, services, speakers, research results and programs.

Hands on Banking
Wells Fargo Bank. Offers all the basic money tools, skills, and information you need.

Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation: Financial Literacy 101

Institute for Financial Literacy
The mission is to make effective financial literacy education available for all American adults. The Institute accomplishes its mission by working with organizations to incorporate financial education into their existing services.

Institute of Consumer Financial Education
Makes available financial information, personal finance education, with seven nationally recognized certification programs.

International Gateway for Financial Education
Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development. Serves as a global clearinghouse on financial education, providing access to a comprehensive range of information, data, resources, research and news on financial education issues and programs.

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
National coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources.

      ♦ Jump$tart Clearinghouse : Online library of financial education resources.
      ♦ National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education
      ♦ Best Practices for Personal Finance Education Materials
      ♦ State Financial Education Requirements
      ♦ Jump$tart’s Reality Check: Student calculator that tells how much income you will need when
         you are on your own to support the lifestyle you want.

Kiplinger: The Basics
How to invest, manage your money and spend wisely.
Kiplinger: A Grad’s Guide to the Real World
Shows students how to start out on the right foot and gives parents the tools to point their kids in the best financial direction.
Goal is to help students plan for higher education by offering reliable and unbiased money management advice and counseling.

MasterCard: Responsible Spending
Offers consumer education programs with initiatives that are specifically designed to educate consumers on the value of responsible spending and how to develop sound money management skills.

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Northwestern Mutual. Provides tools to help parents as well as educators teach children to manage money wisely and develop good financial habits.
Free financial resource from the financial experts at Ohio’s credit unions.

Free online reality based personal finance course for young adults developed by the AFSA Education Foundation.

Money Talks
University of California Cooperative Extension. Bilingual (English/Spanish) money management curriculum aimed at teens 14-18 years old and the adults who work with them.

Money Teach
Resource center where K-12 educators can search and select from a variety of personal finance lesson plans, course guides and other financial education materials.

Moneytopia: The Big Dream
FINRA Investor Education Foundation. In this game your goal is to successfully manage your money throughout life, until you finally achieve your Big Dream.

Consumer Action & Capital One. Combines free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached.

National Endowment for Financial Education
Dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life.

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dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life. - See more at:

dedicated to inspiring empowered financial decision making for individuals and families through every stage of life. - See more at:

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Provides counseling and educational services from NFCC member agencies.

Next Gen Personal Finance
Non-profit with a mission to provide a free personal finance education to all young people.

Practical Money Skills for Life
Consumers, educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.

RAND Financial Literacy Center
Joint center of Rand, Dartmouth College, and The Wharton School. Mission is to develop and test innovative programs to improve financial literacy and promote informed financial decision making.

Schwab MoneyWise
Helping you make the most of your money.

Smart About Money
National Endowment for Financial Education. Find in-depth personal finance courses, articles, calculators and tips to help you manage your money through life's ups and downs.

Society for Financial Education and Professional Development
Mission is to enhance the level of financial and economic literacy of individuals and households in the U.S. and promote professional development at the initial stage of career development and mid-level management.

Take Charge Today
University of Arizona. Provides teachers with free, ready-to-teach, activity-based lesson plans.

Teens Guide to Money
Four major categories: Earning; Saving; Investing; Spending. Everything You Need to Know about Your Credit
Resources to help students learn the basics of financial management, including: budgeting, saving, paying for college, buying a car, getting a first job, protecting their identity and critically evaluating different loans.
Money Guides / Money Guides Downloads

Provides animated stories and games, tips for parents, and a Virtual Stock Market Game for young investors.

Young Americans Center for Financial Education
Home to Young Americans Bank and an array of award-winning nonprofit programs, all designed to teach young people 21 and under about finance, economics and business.