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The Minnesota Jump$tart Coalition has compiled the following collection of websites. Inclusion in this listing does not constitute an endorsement by the Coalition.

AMERICA SAVES
nationwide campaign that utilizes information, advice and encouragement to assist those who wish to save; includes Black America Saves, Hispanic America Saves, and Military Saves
www.americasaves.org


BANKING ON OUR FUTURE
Operation Hope's financial literacy program for grades 4 through 12
www.bankingonourfuture.org


BestPrep
programs that prepare Minnesota students to face the economic challenges of the future
www.bestprep.org


CHOOSE TO SAVE® PROGRAM
resources focused on saving; includes brochures, calculators, and savings tips
http://www.choosetosave.org/


CONSUMER JUNGLE
a web-based program that helps turn high school students into savvy consumers; includes on-line games and free classroom materials
www.consumerjungle.org


DOLLAR WI$E
US Conference of Mayors' developed this campaign to encourage the development of ongoing local strategies to educate citizens about financial issues
http://dollarwiseonline.org/default.asp


FEDERAL RESERVE EDUCATION
links to instructional materials and tools about the Federal Reserve, economics, and financial education
www.federalreserveeducation.org


FINANCIAL LITERACY 2010
tools and support for high school teachers to increase the average high school student's savvy about personal finance and investment
www.fl2010.org


INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
resources to help K-12 students understand taxes
www.irs.gov/app/understandingtaxes/index.jsp


JUMP$TART
encourages curriculum enrichment to ensure that basic personal financial management skills are attained during K-12 education
www.jumpstart.org


JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT OF THE UPPER MIDWEST
offering programs that help K-12 students understand the economics of life
www.jaum.org


MINNESOTA COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC EDUCATION
working to provide Minnesotans with the economic and financial understanding they need to function effectively in a complex, global environment
www.mcee.umn.edu


MINNESOTA CREDIT UNION NETWORK
the statewide organization that serves and supports the needs and interests of credit unions throughout Minnesota
www.mncun.org


MONEY SMART
FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) training program to help adults outside the financial mainstream enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships
www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/moneysmart/index.html


MYMONEY.GOV
Federal Government website dedicated to helping Americans understand more about saving, investing, and managing money
www.mymoney.gov


NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR FINANCIAL EDUCATION (NEFE)
nonprofit dedicated to helping individual Americans to acquire information and to gain the skills necessary to control their financial lives
www.nefe.org


NATIVE FINANCIAL EDUCATION COALITION
group of local, regional, national, and government agencies that have joined together to promote financial education in Native communities
www.nfec.info


NEFE HIGH SCHOOL FINANCIAL PLANNING PROGRAM (HSFPP)
a six-unit curriculum that acquaints high school students with basic financial concepts - curriculum is provided free of charge through NEFE, America's credit unions, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extensive Service
www.nefe.org/hsfppportal/index.html


PRACTICAL MONEY SKILLS
information to help educators, parents, and students practice better money management for life
www.practicalmoneyskills.com


THE STOCK MARKET GAME
the stock market game gives students the chance to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in a real-time portfolio
www.stockmarketgame.org


UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION SERVICE
information and resources about youth and money
http://www.extension.umn.edu/Youth&Money/