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Jump$tart Shares Financial Facts and Statistics

Jump$tart’s “Making the Case for Financial Literacy – 2015” shares financial facts and statistics that may be helpful for sharing with instructors, students, or funders. Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders that work together to educate and prepare our nation’s youth for lifelong financial success. Go to http://jumpstart.org/assets/files/Making-the-Case-2015.pdf

Avoid Banking and Investment Scams

Scammers use a variety of tactics to rip you off and take your money. Being aware of the most common types of financial fraud can help you stay protected. Scammers use a variety of tactics to rip you off and take your money. Being aware of the most common types of financial fraud can help you stay protected. Find trustworthy resources at https://www.usa.gov/common-scams-frauds#item-36617

Financial Literacy Curriculum Resources

The National Foundation for Financial Education (NEFE) provides Financial Workshop Kits which include tools and resources, are intended to help instructors effectively teach money management skills at: http://www.financialworkshopkits.org/

Exploring Personal Finance Choices, a financial literacy curriculum that contextualizes basic literacy skills necessary for HSE attainment with personal finance skills at http://maepd.org/sites/default/files/resources/financetgweb.pdf

Money Talks Provides Resources for Adult ESOL Instructors

Money Talks is a comprehensive, multi-level resource for teaching financial literacy to adult ESOL students that can be used and adapted to fit a wide range of literacy levels. A teacher's guide, a curriculum that contains instructional units and accompanying materials and a list of other websites are among the many resources offered at http://moneytalks.valrc.org/

 

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