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News Releases

View the most recent media releases put out by the Jump$tart Coalition.

Update Newsletter

Jump$tart’s quarterly newsletter features the activities, events, and resources of the national Jump$tart Coalition, its affiliated state coalitions, and many of its partners.   Update is distributed in print to Jump$tart partners and state affiliates.  Free copies can be downloaded in .pdf format, by anyone interested.

Financial Fridays

Each week, one Jump$tart national partner is featured in our Financial Fridays e-newsletter.  Financial Fridays was designed to familiarize and connect Jump$tart national partners with each other, to facilitate collaboration and cooperation in the financial literacy effort.   Financial Fridays is e-mailed to Jump$tart national partners and state coalition network; others may view the publication here, online.

State ¢ents

State ¢ents is a monthly e-newsletter published by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The goal of State ¢ents is to highlight the exemplary work of our affiliated state coalitions, focusing on one coalition for each monthly issue. 

Featured Topics

Check here for featured topic announcements made by the Jump$tart Coalition on activities, initiatives, and information for, about, and relative to the financial literacy effort.

12 Principles Calendars

Each year Jump$tart publishes a wall calendar featuring its 12 Principles of Financial Literacy for young people.  With support from generous sponsors, Jump$tart is able to distribute copies of the two-sided calendar at no cost, upon request.

How to Raise a Money $mart Child: A Parent’s Guide

How to Raise a Money $mart Child is an updated version of a popular 2003 guide for parents and teachers, featuring articles by a variety of Jump$tart partners. The guide includes articles on budgeting, allowances, needs and wants, banking services, savings accounts, balancing a checkbook, obtaining credit, credit reports, insurance, mutual funds and financing college.  Note that How to Raise a Money $mart Child is now out of print; but may still be downloaded as a .pdf file.

Annual Report

Jump$tart’s annual report features highlights from the financial literacy efforts of its national partners and affiliated state coalitions.