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.

Celebrating 20 Years of Commitment to Financial Literacy! 

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Jump$tart to honor FDIC Chairman Gruenberg; FINRA CEO Ketchum; Connectict Jump$tart and Experian on April 6th.
Join financial literacy leaders from across the country for Jump$tart's Annual Awards Dinner "Envisioning a Financially Literacy Future." Wednesday, April 6Tickets, tables, sponsorship packages available now.
Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill: Tuesday, April 5, 2016. Noon-3 p.m. Hart Sentate Office Building.  Free and open to the public.
Welcome Charles Schwab Foundation and PwC congratulations on your election to Jump$tart's National Board as a corporate board member.
Consolidated Credit Counseling Services, Inc. (Consolidated Credit)
The mission of Consolidated Credit is to help families end financial crisis and solve money management problems through education and professional counseling. By utilizing educational programs, professional counseling, and money management instructions, Consolidated Credit established a customized program that fits the needs of customers. 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...

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