America Saves® motivates and encourages people, particularly the financially vulnerable, to save effectively in order to reduce debt and build wealth. […]
The following are projects the Pennsylvania Jump$tart Coalition has undertaken:
- Money Counts Workshops – Supported by a grant from the Investor Protection Trust, these professional development workshops provided personal finance and investor education resources and information for teachers and took place in Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh
- Financial Education Roundtable Sessions – These events are described as “personal finance meets speed-dating” in which teachers visit with representatives of a variety of financial education resource providers. Standalone sessions have been held along with sessions at the Pennsylvania Governor’s Institute for Financial Education.
- Education Conference Presentations – The coalition has presented sessions and exhibited at a variety of education conferences including the Pennsylvania Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Pennsylvania Business Education Association, and Pennsylvania Parent Teacher Association.