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.


Thank you to the sponsors, speakers, exhibitors, volunteers, and other participants who helped us make the Jump$tart National Educator Conference a huge success!  Thank you, especially to the teachers and other educators who inspire what we do!
The 2015 National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education were released at the Jump$tart National Educator Conference and are now available online.
Are you following @NatlJumpStart on TwitterHave you "liked" Jump$tart's Facebook page and National Educator Conference page[These links leave the Jump$tart website.]
Save these dates! Jump$tart Annual Awards Dinner, April 22, 2015.  2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 6-8, 2015.
Check out the highlights of the National Educator Conference and features from 8 national partners, including Update sponsor: Bank of America Read it now.
Americans Well-Informed on Automobile Retailing Economics (AWARE)
AWARE focuses exclusively on auto financing education in an environment free from advertising efforts. It provides free educational resources to educators and organizations interested in enhancing consumer understanding of financing an auto. AWARE materials for educators include: a curriculum, calculators, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and wallet cards. Read More....
2014 Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2014 Jump$tart National Educator Conference
As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its fifth annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance in Los Angeles, California. This conference offers classroom educators an opportunity to see, learn about, and try educational resources to integrate immediately into current lesson plans; to attend informative workshops under three different strands—advocacy, curriculum/content, and personal growth; to meet with leaders from finance and education; and to network with colleagues from across the country. Read More...

Life Happens Life Happens
Most young people have not given much thought to topics like life, health and disability insurance. Yet in a few short years they will face important decisions regarding these core protection products and how they get addressed could mean the difference between a financially secure future and a lifetime of financial struggles. It’s one of the key reasons the nonprofit Life Happens created its Next Generation high school program in 1997. Next Generation is designed to help teach high school students on basic insurance concepts. Read More...

2014 Annual Awards Dinner 2014 Annual Awards Dinner
Thank you to all who supported and joined us on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 to "Stand Up for Financial Literacy" at our Annual Awards Dinner at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel. Thank you to special guest emcee, Janet Bodnar of Kiplinger's Personal Finance and congratulations to all the honorees. Read More...

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