​​​​Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Resources

There are several resources that parents and educators can use to equip students with the knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. Listed below are some resources.

College and Career Readiness Conferences
Race to the Top funding supported the development and facilitation of financial literacy professional learning experiences as part of the College and Career Readiness Conferences. Click to access K-12 financial literacy materials from the conference.
Building Wealth: A Beginner's Guide to Securing Your Financial Future

Building Wealth is a personal finance education resource that presents an overview of wealth-building strategies.
Consumer Jungle

Consumer Jungle challenges students to master their money by clearning their way through the financial jungle.
EverFiEverFi partners with private sector leaders, forward-leaning foundations, and non-profits to provide schools with K-12 online digital courses at no charge.
Federal Reserve Education dot org
​The Federal Reserve offers instructional resources and information about financial education
Financial Football
Financial Soccer

Financial Football and Financial Soccer
are interactive online personal finance games for students.
Gen I Revolution
Gen I Revolution is an online personal finance game for middle and high school students.
Hands on Banking
Hands on Banking provides basic money tools, skills, and information to help people reach their financial goals.

InVEST is a unique national program that educates high school and community college students on insurance, financial services and risk management topics, and encourages them to pursue a variety of careers in the insurance industry.​
IRS Logo
Provides online tax information to students, parents and educators
Jump Start! Financial Smarts for Students
​Jump$tart Coalition Clearinghouse provides online financial literacy resources for parents and teachers.
Junior Achievement​​Junior Achievement offers several resources aimed at preparing young people to succeed in the global economy.

Making Every Dollar Court
Making Every Dollar Count
helps students learn how to make their money work.
Maryland Council on Economic Education MCEE provides teacher training, classroom tested materials, and curricular assistance in an effort to increase both the quantity and quality of personal finance education in Maryland.
My Next Move
My Next Move allows students to explore a variety of careers.
Next Gen Personal Finance
  Next Gen Personal Finance: The One-Stop Shop for Financial
Take Charge Today: Financial Education for a Better Future Take Charge Today (TCT) provides educators with ready-to-teach, activity-based lesson plans that will help students think through financial choices in order to improve well-being.  Please click on the following link to access the TCT Video Library Series

Additional Resources to Providing Sound Financial Literacy Decisions