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This Department of Agriculture website provides information on an array of topics around Financial Security. It includes information on the work of land-grant university partners and Cooperative Extension, to help youth, economically-vulnerable individuals and families, and consumers making More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 5/5/2016
The game provides a fun and interactive platform for teaching young people about the importance of saving and spending wisely. “Hit the Road” takes students on a virtual road trip across the country, and they must learn how to save and spend their money wisely to complete challenges along the More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Activity Website
Tags: Educational Brian Games
Date: 11/17/2015
This Toolkit is designed to provide caseworkers, independent living skills providers, congregate care providers, foster parents, and other supportive adults with strategies and resources to critically evaluate and improve their current approaches to financial capability. It is designed for those More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Tags: Foster Care, Transitional Living, Financial Capability, Youth, Young Adults, Integration, Credit, Taxes, Credit Report, Insurance
Date: 3/16/2015
Kids learn important money lessons from watching you earn, spend, save, and borrow. The CFPB and the FDIC are working together to help better prepare America’s young people to make financial decisions to achieve their own goals, throughout the stages of their lives. Start with the links below to More information...
Audience: Individual Youth
Type of Resource: Activity Website Tools Tips Plan
Tags: Children, Youth, Grow, Skills, Money, Parents, Consumer, Finance, Consumer Finance,
Date: 11/25/2014
Retirement may seem far away. But if you’re a federal civilian employee, you could be missing out on thousands of dollars in matching money from your agency right now if you aren’t contributing at least 5% of your salary to your Thrift Savings Plan account.  The TSP has launched the “Take FIVE for More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher
Tags: Retirement, Youth, Savings, Financial Literacy Month.
Date: 5/5/2014
The official benefits website of the U.S. government informs citizens of benefits they may be eligible for and provides information on how to apply for assistance. Find more than 1,000 Federal and state benefits including housing, food/nutrition, education, grants/loans, disaster relief and More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 6/10/2013
The Make Your Path (MY Path) initiative provides disadvantaged youth with peer-led financial capability trainings, a savings account at a mainstream financial institution and incentives to set and meet savings goals. The program focuses on youth earning their first paycheck—a critical “teachable More information...
Audience: Teacher Researcher
Type of Resource: Working paper
Tags: youth, underserved, underserved youth, peer learning
Date: 6/5/2013
This article provides a brief overview of the field of financial education and explores some of the challenges and potential solutions. The author describes developments in the contemporary financial education movement since the 1990s and the background economic changes that stimulated its More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Financial literacy, Financial education
Date: 3/7/2013
This article provides a plain-language description of behavioral economics and the role of common biases in financial decisionmaking, and reviews ways in which the findings of behavioral economics can help structure financial education and public policy. More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Behavioral Economics, Financial literacy, Financial education
Date: 3/7/2013
This article discusses the results of and lessons learnt from the Financial Opportunities Project (FOP), a comprehensive effort by the Center for Economic Progress identify, implement, and disseminate strategies for integrating financial services and asset-building opportunities with More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: Tax preparation, Asset Building Service Delivery System, ABSDS, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, VITA
Date: 3/7/2013