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.

 


Congratulations to Melanie Mortimer, SIFMA Foundation, elected Secretary of Jump$tart's national board!
Help us "Light the Way for Financial Literacy" at our Annual Awards Dinner, Wednesday, April 22, 2015.  Your contributions further our work to advance financial literacy.
Join us Friday, April 24, 2015 for Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill.  Free and open to the public. 
The 2015 National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education were released at the Jump$tart National Educator Conference and are now available online.
Check out the activities for April-Financial Literacy Month, program highlights of eight national partners, and welcome Delaware and Puerto Rico to the Jump$tart State Coalition Network in UPDATE Read it now.
 
 
National Consumers League (NCL)
The NCL is America's pioneer consumer organization. Its mission is to protect and promote social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the U.S. and abroad. NCL sponsors LifeSmarts, the Ultimate Consumer Challenge, a competitive and educational consumer literacy program for middle school and high school students. Other NCL programs include: Fraud.org, ScriptYourFuture.org, and the Child Labor Coalition. 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
Plans are already underway for this year's Annual Awards Dinner. Mark your calendars now and Save the Date for this year's gala! Make your reservations by clicking here and for more information, please contact: Jeff Arcuri Turn on JavaScript! 781-385-9153 Read More...

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