Welcome to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy


Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders. These organizations work together to educate and prepare our nation's youth for life-long financial success.

April is Financial Literacy Month!


Jump$tart names honorees for 2015: U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI), Maxine Sweet, and the Montana Financial Education Coalition. Read full announcement here.
Help us "Light the Way for Financial Literacy" at our Annual Awards Dinner, Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  Your contributions further our work to advance financial literacy.
Join us Friday, April 24, 2015 for Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill.  Free and open to the public. 
The 2015 National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education were released at the Jump$tart National Educator Conference and are now available online.
UPDATE newsletter: Read about: activities planned for Financial Literacy Month, in April; program highlights from eight national partners; and our two newest state coalitions, Delaware and Puerto Rico.
 
 
American Institute for Economic Research (AIER)
AIER is a Jump$tart partner because of its commitment to education. AIER builds programs that will teach the teachers both the basic tenants of financial literacy and the economic fundamentals of reasonable financial decisions. Back in their classrooms, AIER-trained educators bring this knowledge to their students. AIER also offers curricula on financial and economic literacy to help future generations live more productive and secure lives. Read More....
 
2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference
As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its seventh annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance in November. Read More...

FTC's Admongo—A Virtual World Teaches Kids to Think Critically about Advertising FTC's Admongo—A Virtual World Teaches Kids to Think Critically about Advertising
Advertising is a multi-million dollar business. Truthful advertising provides benefits to consumers and competition. It gives consumers the information they need to make better-informed purchasing and product use decisions. It also gives companies an incentive to modify their products to provide features that customers want. By contrast, false advertising interferes with decision-making and hinders competition. As the nation's consumer protection agency, the FTC is responsible for enforcing laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive advertising and marketing practices. Read More...

2015 Annual Awards Dinner 2015 Annual Awards Dinner
"Light the Way for Financial Literacy" Plans are now underway for Jump$tart's 2015 Annual Awards Dinner. Mark your calendars now for April 22, 2015 and Save the Date for this year's gala! Once again, the event will be held at the Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. The reception starts at 6:30 and the dinner at 7:30 p.m., followed immediately by the Awards Program. Make your reservations by contacting: Turn on JavaScript! Read More...

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