January to December

April: Taxes

Understanding employment income and taxes

May: Credit Reports

Understanding credit reports and scores

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

Protect what you own and value

October: Credit

Understanding credit and debt

November: Investing

Putting your money to work for you

December: Holiday Shopping

Planning and budgeting keep you on track

January: New Year's Resolution

Developing short- and long-term financial goals

February: Pay Yourself First

Make saving a habit

According to research, early childhood is the best time to start teaching kids about money.

February: Pay Yourself First

Make saving a habit

March: Consumer Protection and ID Theft

Know your rights and responsibilities as a consumer


To help make the most of each principle, check out resources from:

  • The Jump$tart Clearinghouse — Search by topic, grade, resource type, price, etc.
  • Jump$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