January 11, 2019
Financial Friday: AFCPE

At the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®), we believe that all people – regardless of income or background […]

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The following organizations and individuals are members of the Kentucky Jump$tart Coalition.

Bellarmine University

Class Act Federal Credit Union

Commonwealth Credit Union

Commonwealth Credit Union is a nonprofit full-service financial institution committed to serving participants in any Kentucky retirement system and their family members.  Credit unions are committed to providing financial literacy to all of their members, schools, and community groups.  Commonwealth CU is no different.  We travel the state providing education to those who need assistance in saving, budgeting, investing, money management and many others.  Contact us today!  [, 800-228-6420, ext. 5229]

Consumer Credit Counseling Services/Apprisen Financial Advocates
Consumer Credit Counseling Service serves the constantly growing and changing needs of consumers through community and individual based services and education in personal money management. This allows CCCS to provide: Complete financial management services form the point of crisis to financial planning for the future; Consumer economic education programs; and Resources to ensure that our services will be available to consumer and the community at large.

Eastern Kentucky University College of Business & Technology

ECONverse, LLC

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation – Chicago Region

Federal Reserve Bank – Cleveland
The Federal Reserve System is made up of 12 Federal Reserve banks and the Board of Governors. Established by Congress in 1913, the Federal Reserve is the nation’s central bank and has responsibility for: * managing the nation’s supply of money and credit, * regulating certain banking institutions to ensure their safety and soundness, and * serving as a bank for depository institutions and the federal government.

Federal Reserve Bank – St. Louis, Louisville
The Federal Reserve System is made up of 12 Federal Reserve banks and the Board of Governors. Established by Congress in 1913, the Federal Reserve is the nation’s central bank and has responsibility for: * managing the nation’s supply of money and credit, * regulating certain banking institutions to ensure their safety and soundness, and * serving as a bank for depository institutions and the federal government.

HJW Career & Financial Literacy Institute, Inc.

Junior Achievement of the Bluegrass
Our mission is to educate and inspire young people to value business, economic and free enterprise, to improve the quality of their lives and help them become workforce ready.

Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana Inc. is dedicated to serving students in grades 3, 5, 8 and High School with economic education programs to improve the quality of their lives. Recently JA of Kentuckiana opened two new learning labs in the James W. Robinson Center for Freedom of Enterprise. Sam Swope Exchange City serves 5th grade students and allows them to run the city for the day. Chase Finance Park is designed to teach 8th grade students about personal budgeting. Contact us at 502-569-9209, 1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, KY 40203.

Kentucky Bankers Association

Kentucky Consumer Finance Association 

Kentucky Council on Economic Education

Kentucky Credit Union League
The Kentucky Credit Union League is a non-profit corporation that represents credit unions across the state. It is owned and controlled by member credit unions through their elected representatives. It is operated for the benefit of the people and organizations it serves. Core services included governmental affairs, education, compliance and human resources.

Kentucky Department of Education
Career and Technical Education is an essential component of the high school curriculum. For many students, it represents as much as a third of their high school experience. It is a critical component in meeting the needs of students in academic achievement, career exploration, career preparation, and leadership development. When high-quality Career and Technical Education programs are integrated with high-quality academic core content, students understand the relevance of curriculum in preparation for their future.

Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions
The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is the state agency responsible for the supervision of the financial services industry and for chartering, licensing and registering various financial institutions, securities firms and professionals operating in Kentucky. DFI offers an educational outreach program to provide consumers with free practical education materials and free financial workshops. DFI offers free presentations/workshops on investing, credit, budgeting, avoiding fraud and other financial topics. In addition, DFI offers several free classroom curriculums and a number of financial brochures and booklets.

Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority
The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) is a public corporation and governmental agency and instrumentality of the Commonwealth established in 1966 to improve students’ access to higher education. To that end, KHEAA administers several financial aid programs and disseminates information about higher education opportunities in the form of free publications, workshops and web services for students, parents and adults.

Kentucky Housing Corporation

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council

Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Services include financial literacy programs for elementary and middle school students, Speakers Bureau for career awareness, Business & Accounting Summer Education (BASE) Camp for high school students and a free online CPA referral service.

Kentucky State Treasurer’s Office
Kentucky State Treasurer Jonathan Miller is deeply committed to increasing financial literacy across the Commonwealth. From Women and Money summits to financial seminars for military families, farmers, and teachers, the treasurer’s office has taken the lead in providing up-to-date, useful information to empower Kentuckians to take control of their financial futures.

Kentucky State University


L & N Federal Credit Union

Office of the Attorney General
The office provides informal mediation services to consumers with marketplace disputes, reviews consumer complaints for fraudulent business practices and enforces laws which protect consumers. The office also coordinates LifeSmarts, a national high school consumer education program, which focuses on personal finance and other life skills areas of study.

Office of Career & Technical Education
The Office of Career and Technical Education’s state-operated system of Kentucky TECH schools provides quality technical education through secondary institutions (including 56 area technology centers) and training programs for business and industry designed to meet a company’s specific training needs. The primary purpose of area technology centers is to serve high school students by enhancing and expanding student career options that lead to the continuation of education at the postsecondary level and/or successful employment upon graduation from high school.

Springleaf Financial Services

State Farm

The Lambuth Group, Career Development Center

United Way of the Bluegrass

United Way unites people from across the community to work together to identify and address the issues that matter most, change conditions and improve lives. By focusing on health, education, and income United Way of the Bluegrass works to improve the communities of Central Kentucky. It’s matched savings program, Back on Track, helps families and individuals saving to buy a home, start a business, or continue their education through financial education and financial assistance. United Way also leads the Central Kentucky Economic Empowerment Project, a volunteer income tax assistance program that serves approximately 3,000 low and moderate income families with tax preparation.

University of Kentucky Department of Family Studies

University of Louisville College of Education & Human Developmen

Women 4 Women