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OnGuardOnline.Gov - the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online. Full of games, video clips, and plain language articles, this resource is useful for children of all ages, and special education children or children with special needs.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Use "Get Assistance" to have complicated financial concepts and terms explained in concise, plain language articles. Take advantage of free consumer finance lending tools to make informed choices, including the robust "Paying for College" tool.

MoneyAsYouGrow.org - use Money as You Grow to start a dialogue about money and teach kids important lessons about saving, making choices, and avoiding debt. Put up a Money as You Grow poster on your refrigerator, try the activities in your everyday life, and check to see if your children know the milestones for their age groups.

MoneyAsYouLearn.org - Money as You Learn provides teachers with Common Core aligned texts, lessons, and tasks that connect the Common Core to real life applications while also equipping students with the knowledge needed to make smart financial decisions. 

PlaySpent - You are down to your last $1,000. You have a month to make it. Can you do it? (Online Simulation)

Financial EDge - Financial EDge is a suite of personal finance tools in support of Ohio’s parents, educators and students.  Made available by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel’s office, Financial EDge leverages technology, engages non-profit organizations, and cultivates public-private partnerships to connect educators with helpful and innovative financial education resources. 

The Budget Game : Created by the Ohio Jump$tart Coalition

America Saves

Federal Reserve Board and USA Today project: teaching middle school & high school students about economics and personal finances.


Federal Reserve Education

Financial Football

High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP)

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy National Website Links

Money Math: Lessons for Life

My Money

National Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse

National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education

NEFE High School Program 

Practical Money Skills For Life


University of Cincinnati, College of Business, Economics Center for Education and Research 

Your Money Bus

PNC Bank
Student Savers.com

University of Cincinnati

ABCs of Credit Card Finance