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The Jump$tart Coalition Education Committee designed these principles to keep financial literacy a priority year round. Each principle is linked to the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education.
Learn more about each principle by joining us at 3 pm ET the second Tuesday of each month on Facebook Live.
January: New Year's Resolution
Developing short- and long-term financial goals
February: Pay Yourself First
Pay yourself first; make saving a habit
March: Consumer Protection and ID Theft
Know your rights and responsibilities as a consumer
April: Understanding Taxes
Understanding employment income and taxes
May: Credit Reports
Understanding Credit Reports
June: Financial Services
Understanding financial institutions and providers
July: Financial Independence
Money management begins with how you earn
August: Back to School Shopping
Compare prices and track spending
September: Insurance Awareness
Protect what you own and value
October: Understanding Credit
Credit is what you can borrow; debt what you owe
December: Holiday Shopping
Holiday spending isn't bad, but planning and budgeting will help
To help make the most of each principle, check out resources from:
- The Jump$tart Clearinghouse — Search by topic, grade, resource type, price, etc.
- Past Facebook Lives — See what we’ve said about each principle in the past
- Jump$tart Coalition News — Sign up for our newsletters to stay on top of news and information
- National Standards — Learn what personal finance knowledge and ability that young people should acquire throughout their kindergarten to 12th grade school years