Louisiana Jump$tart is a coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial capability of individuals by providing advocacy and access to financial education programs and resources.
We are a 501 (c)(3) organization and invite you to get involved by becoming a partner and supporter.
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Workplace Financial Education Honor Roll Program
Call for Applications
The Workplace Financial Education Honor Roll Program is now accepting applications for business or non-profit organization (including state and local government entities) that have developed and implemented programs designed to increase financial education and financial well-being of their employees.
Join our 2016 Workplace Financial Literacy honorees in being recognized for making a difference in your employees’ long term financial well-being.
Alfred Miller Contracting, Lake Charles
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana, Baton Rouge
Central State Hospital, Pineville
Lafayette General Medical Center, Lafayette
Louisiana Farm Bureau, Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University, Office of Facility Services, Baton Rouge
Starmount Life Insurance Company, Baton Rouge
Visit our Workplace Education page for eligibility criteria and our online application. Deadline for submission is March 17, 2017. Honorees will be announced and recognized in April in support of Financial Literacy Month. Apply today and have your business or organization recognized as a leader in workplace financial education.
NO COST Train-the-Trainer Workshop on
"What You Need to Know About
Your Credit Report and Credit Score"
The workshop content covered what's on and not on your credit report, who has access to your credit report, what determines your credit score and what to do if there is an error on your credit report. Layne McDaniel with Noesis Data and a Jump$tart partner, an Equifax agent presented the half-day program February 15th to fifteen participants who will take the information to their audiences in the classroom, workplace, and elsewhere.
College Goal Sunday - February 12th
High School seniors and their families participated in College Goal Sunday to learn more about applying for financial aid. At this event, Louisiana Jump$tart partnered with the Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance to hand out to the seniors financial education material to help them learn basic money management practices while in school. Thank you to J$ partner volunteers Robbin Hardee, Metairie Bank, Phyllis Phillips, ACHIEVE, Blaine Grimes, Campus Federal, Angela Morrison, Lafayette Schools Credit Union, Jannease Seastrunk, Red River Bank, and Robert Baer, Fidelity Bank.
Louisiana Scholarship Recipient Attends the Jump$tart National Educator Conference in Dallas, Texas
The Louisiana Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy awarded a full scholarship for attendance at the Jump$tart National Educator Conference held November 5-7 in Dallas, Texas. The Louisiana educator recipient was Demetrious Belser, a business and math teacher at Westgate High School in Iberia Parish. The conference offered classroom educators an opportunity to see, learn about, and try educational resources that can be integrated immediately into current lesson plans; to attend informative workshops under two different strands—curriculum/content and personal growth; to meet with leaders from finance and education; and to network with colleagues from across the country.We celebrate you Demetrious for all you do to advance financial education for students in our state.
Click Here for Resource Websites that Demetrious learned about at conference.
View Her video of what she experienced.
3 Strong Reasons to be an Official Member of Louisiana Jump$tart
- Access to valuable education resources
- Networking with other advocates
- Continuing education
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22 School Systems Represented at Boot Camp
The topics covered at this year's Boot Camp included Launching Dreams, Budgeting Basics, Use of Credit, Workplace Skills and Business Ethics. We had 109 attendees at our event held in Baton Rouge on October 13th. Educators from 22 school systems, representatives from credit unions, banks, state and federal agencies and numerous non-profits gained new information from 14 presenters and 12 exhibitors. Thank you to our 23 sponsors who helped make this Boot Camp possible!