Helping Youth Achieve Financial Literacy
When young people understand how to manage money, they are equipped with a skill that is key to making their dreams a reality — and bringing reality to their dreams. To help youth achieve financial literacy, try the following resources.
Program Activities and Curricula
Find Financial Literacy Activities
These classroom activities from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are designed to be flexible and easy to implement.
Resources for Teachers and Educators
This section of MyMoney.gov provides a collection of federal guides and curricula for teaching financial capability concepts.
This Dibble Institute curriculum focuses on the human side of money: the often hidden attitudes that dictate how people actually spend, save, and think about money.
Jumpstart Coalition Clearinghouse
Jumpstart offers a clearinghouse of educational materials for building financial literacy. Their searchable database includes many free materials.
Resources for Young People
This website can help youth and adults learn to manage their money, understand credit, identify scams, and prevent theft.
Jumpstart's Reality Check
This survey helps youth understand how much money they will need to make in order to support the lifestyle they want.