Student Resources for Middle and High School Students
Start building financial skills early and get ahead of the curve.
How You Can Help Mom or Dad — Ways you can help your family during difficult financial times.
Be the “E”–Entrepreneurship — National 4-H — Learn how to own your business, be your own boss, and make money.
Consumer Savvy — National 4-H — See Consumer Roadmap for grades 9-12 plus a helper’s guide.
Financial Champions — National 4-H — Experiential learning with youth guides, helper's guide, and an interactive web game.
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.
MyMoney.gov — This site is dedicated to teaching the basics about financial education. The redesigned, interactive site offers information from 20 federal agencies and bureaus about planning for life events that have financial implications, such as buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or planning for retirement. The site also provides money management tools, including financial calculators and worksheets.
Student Aid on the Web — U.S. Department of Education — Excellent overview of financial aid, eligibility, and college lending.
Consumer Jungle — Curricula helps students become literate, savvy consumers with interactive games, activities, and information.
Jump$tart Reality Check — Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy — Answer how you want to live on your own; learn what it will take.
Know Your Credit Score — Consumer Federation of America — Describes credit scores in teen language: why it matters now.
It All Adds Up — National Council on Economic Education — online games on credit, buying a car, budgeting, saving, investing, and paying for college.
The Mint — Northwestern Mutual and the National Council on Economic Education — Interactive activities on earning, saving, spending, tracking, investing, owing, giving, and safeguarding.
NEFE High School Financial Planning Program — National Endowment for Financial Education — A free non-commercial financial education program for high school students.
Young American’s Center for Financial Education — Programs teach young people 21 and under about finance, economics and business.
Hands on Banking — Wells Fargo — A fun way to learn basics of smart money management.
Pocket Cents — National Credit Union Administration — This financial literacy web site offers personal finance information for youth, teens, adults, seniors, students, educators, and service members in clear, easy-to-understand language and visuals.
Bank It — Search Institute and Capital One — Delivers real-world financial topics and tools for teens and parents that make it easier to understand, talk about, and manage money.
Financial Football — Visa and the National Football League — Tackle financial questions like professionals in this fast-paced, quiz-style game.