Welcome to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart is a coalition of diverse financial education stakeholders. These organizations work together to educate and prepare our nation's youth for life-long financial success.


Teacher registration now open for the 2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference, November 6-8, National Harbor, MD.
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Do you offer or support financial education resources that you want to get into the hands of educators?  Join us as an Exhibitor for the 2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference.
Save-the-Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016. Jump$tart Annual Awards Dinner, Renaissance, Washington, DC Downtown Hotel.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
The FDIC developed the Money Smart curriculum to help individuals enhance their money management skills, understand basic financial services, and build financial confidence to use banking services effectively. The Money Smart program for consumers includes instructor-led versions for both adults and teens, a self-paced online format, and an mp3 format for all ages. Read More....
2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference 2015 Jump$tart National Educator Conference
As the nation’s leading advocate for youth financial literacy, the Jump$tart Coalition® will proudly conduct its seventh annual conference devoted specifically to PreK-12 classroom teachers of personal finance in November. Read More...

FTC's Admongo—A Virtual World Teaches Kids to Think Critically about Advertising FTC's Admongo—A Virtual World Teaches Kids to Think Critically about Advertising
Advertising is a multi-million dollar business. Truthful advertising provides benefits to consumers and competition. It gives consumers the information they need to make better-informed purchasing and product use decisions. It also gives companies an incentive to modify their products to provide features that customers want. By contrast, false advertising interferes with decision-making and hinders competition. As the nation's consumer protection agency, the FTC is responsible for enforcing laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive advertising and marketing practices. Read More...

2015 Annual Awards Dinner 2015 Annual Awards Dinner
Thank you to the many organizations and individuals who supported and attended Jump$tart's 2015 Annual Awards Dinner, "Light the Way for Financial Literacy." This year, the financial literacy community honored U.S. Senator Jack Reed (D-RI); recently retired Vice President of Public Education at Experian, Maxine Sweet; recently retired Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for HSBC Bank USA, Loretta Abrams; and the Montana Financial Education Coalition. Read More...

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