Financial Literacy Month - 2017

As the original promoter of Financial Literacy Month (FLM), Jump$tart Coalition along with its national partners, 51 affiliated state coalitions, financial educators and other members of the financial literacy community, champion a month-long campaign in April to raise public awareness about the importance of financial literacy.  

FLM Tool Kit

Jump$tart FLM Events

Partner Events

  • Annual Financial Literacy Summit, which focuses on bridging gaps and overcoming barriers to universal financial education, is Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

  • National Social Security Month Webinar will feature Suze Orman on Wednesday, April 19 from 2-3 p.m. ET. (Must register by April 14.) She will share tips on communicating with the public about financial literacy and discusses the importance of Social Security to every person’s financial plan. 

  • Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance. Partnering organizations will host their events April 22 - 29, 2017.  

  • Teach Children to Save is a free national program sponsored by the ABA Foundation that organizes banker volunteers throughout the year to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the event, which will be held Friday, April 28, 2017.  

  • Additional financial literacy events can be found on the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's community affairs page.

Please contact Jump$tart to add your national event to this Financial Literacy Month calendar.