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Adult Resources for Middle and High School Students

Now is the time to have conversations about money and to teach financial literacy. Find a resource to use today!

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Financing Higher Education: Helping Families Make Informed Decisions

Workshops that help students and their families invest in higher education without becoming overindebted. More

Financing Higher Education: Helping Families Make Informed Decisions — Workshops that help students and their families invest in higher education without becoming overindebted.

Teaching Financial Education Today — Resources for getting started with teen financial education, teaching about credit card regulations, and applying research-based information to decision-making.

NEFE High School Financial Planning Webinar — Learn how to equip students with skills for financial independence as they prepare for college.

Multiple Intelligences Teaching Tools — These resources correspond to the 2012 version of the High School Financial Planning Program® of the National Endowment for Financial Education.

Children and Money: Allowance and Alternatives (263 K PDF) — Be consistent with children about earning, spending, sharing, saving, and borrowing money.

Children and Money: Teaching Children Money Habits for Life (176 K PDF) — How to teach children about money starting when they are young.

Youth Issues: Affluenza — Teach a lesson on affluenza, the epidemic related to the dogged pursuit of the American dream, to youth.

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Be the “E”–EntrepreneurshipNational 4-H — Learn how to own your business, be your own boss, make money, etc.

Consumer SavvyNational 4-H — See Consumer Roadmap for grades 9-12 plus a helper’s guide.

Financial ChampionsNational 4-H — Experiential learning with youth guides, helper's guide, and an interactive web game.

High School Financial Planning Program®National Endowment for Financial Education — A free, non-commercial financial education program for high school students.

Money as You Grow — Recommended as an initiative of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability. The content on this site does not represent official policies of the United States Government or the United States Department of Treasury. The information and materials provided in this website are general in nature and are not to be considered the rendering of legal, tax, accounting, financial, investment, insurance or other professional advice.

Teens & Money – Talking to Teens About MoneyConsumer Action — This 24-page booklet is designed primarily for parents but may also be useful for older teens. It covers many topics, including working, budgeting, figuring out if a purchase is a "need" or a "want," banking, writing checks, savings, credit cards, credit reports, driving, and cell phones. The booklet contains illustrations and examples of a weekly spending evaluation, a paycheck stub, how comparison shopping can save money, and how to write a check. It also lists helpful websites for parents and kids.

Money SmartFederal Deposit Insurance Corp. — FDIC training helps adults outside the financial mainstream enhance their money skills.

Hands on BankingWells Fargo — A fun way to learn basics of smart money management.

Money Math: Lessons for LifeU.S. Department of the Treasury — Students grades 7-9 learn math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance.

Financial Fitness for LifeNational Council on Economic Education — Multifaceted, comprehensive economic and financial literacy program for grades K-12.

Pocket CentsNational Credit Union Administration — This financial literacy website offers personal finance information for youth, teens, adults, seniors, students, educators, and service members in clear, easy-to-understand language and visuals.

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