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.


Fall 2015 Update Released! Download the newsletter to learn more from some of our partners, and 20 years of Jump$tart and financial literacy. 
Thank you teachers, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors, volunteers, staff and friends for making #JSNEC15 a huge success! Pics on Facebook and Twitter @NatlJumpStart. 
Welcome PwC!  Congratulations on your election to Jump$tart's National Board as a corporate board member.
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Save-the-Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Jump$tart Annual Awards Dinner, Renaissance, Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (CFP Board)
The mission of the CFP Board is to benefit the public by granting the CFP® certification and upholding it as a recognized standard of excellence for competent and ethical personal financial planning. The CFP Board also collaborates with financial educators by establishing continuing education programs, and providing resources on financial planning as well as, career opportunities. Read More....
2016 Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2016 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
Thank you to the many organizations and individuals who supported and attended Jump$tart's 2015 Annual Awards Dinner, "Light the Way for Financial Literacy." This year, the financial literacy community honored U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI); recently retired Vice President of Public Education at Experian, Maxine Sweet; recently retired Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for HSBC Bank USA, Loretta Abrams; and the Montana Financial Education Coalition. Read More...

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