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$tart welcomes Ally Financial and Gina Proia; McGraw Hill Financial and Louise Raymond; and academic director J. Michael Collins, Ph.D. to its national board.
New: Financial Literacy Month Communications ToolkitJump$tart stands up for financial literacy as findings show American families do talk about money matters
Jump$tart thanks its partners, supporters, and participants for making our 2014 Annual Awards Dinner, meetings, and Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill such a success!
President Obama declares April: National Financial Capability Month.  [Link will leave jumpstart.org.]
Highlights from 7 national partners, staff updates, and an invite to the Jump$tart Annual Awards Dinner, all in this issue of the Update newsletter! Read it now.





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...

My Classroom Economy® My Classroom Economy®
My Classroom Economy allows any educator to teach financial responsibility in a fun, experiential way. Everything you need to get started is available at www.myclassroomeconomy.org. And it’s all free. The program is designed to overlay your existing curriculum—at any grade level and in any subject—and connects to the Common Core Standards and Jump$tart’s National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education. Step-by-step implementation guides are available for all grades. 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...


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