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News Releases

View the most recent media releases put out by the Jump$tart Coalition.

Update Newsletter

Jump$tart’s quarterly newsletter features the activities, events, and resources of the national Jump$tart Coalition, its affiliated state coalitions, and many of its partners.   Update is distributed in print to Jump$tart partners and state affiliates.  Free copies can be downloaded in .pdf format, by anyone interested.

Financial Fridays

Each week, one Jump$tart national partner is featured in our Financial Fridays e-newsletter.  Financial Fridays was designed to familiarize and connect Jump$tart national partners with each other, to facilitate collaboration and cooperation in the financial literacy effort.   Financial Fridays is e-mailed to Jump$tart national partners and state coalition network; others may view the publication here, online.

12 Principles Calendars

Each year Jump$tart publishes a wall calendar featuring its 12 Principles of Financial Literacy for young people.  With support from generous sponsors, Jump$tart is able to distribute copies of the two-sided calendar at no cost, upon request.

How to Raise a Money $mart Child: A Parent’s Guide

How to Raise a Money $mart Child is an updated version of a popular 2003 guide for parents and teachers, featuring articles by a variety of Jump$tart partners. The guide includes articles on budgeting, allowances, needs and wants, banking services, savings accounts, balancing a checkbook, obtaining credit, credit reports, insurance, mutual funds and financing college.  Note that How to Raise a Money $mart Child is now out of print; but may still be downloaded as a .pdf file.

Annual Report

Jump$tart’s annual report features highlights from the financial literacy efforts of its national partners and affiliated state coalitions.  

Featured Topics

Check here for featured topic announcements made by the Jump$tart Coalition on activities, initiatives, and information for, about, and relative to the financial literacy effort.