Educational Resources for Teachers

Elementary and Junior High

How to Become a Smart Shopper

Biz Kid$

Lessons in money management for youth

Interactive games from the US Mint

Money Math: Lessons for Life


High School

California Council on Economic Education

Money Smart for Young Adults

Public Television’s show “Biz Kid$”, with approved curriculum

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program

Lessons in Money Management for Teens

Federal Reserve Bank Educational Resources

Khan Academy



Money Smart for Young Adults

Help Your Students Prepare for Financial Success

Khan Academy

For Everyone

Increasing your Money IQ is time well spent. Whether you want to learn how to finance that special dream or simply manage everyday expenses, here are a few informative sites to visit.

My Money

Consumer’s Guide to Credit Cards

Money Management Strategies for Every Life Stage

Take an online course in money  management

Financial Fitness and Education

Get Your Annual Credit Report

Feed the Pig

360 Degrees of Financial Literacy

Cash Course

Credit Reports and Scores

More Information on your Credit Report


For Parents

Parents, you can contribute greatly to your children’s futures by helping them learn how to save and budget. These sites make learning finances fun for the whole family.

My Money

Practical money skills from A – Z

Teaching Your Teen Money Skills

Teaching your kids about money

Interactive Games from the U.S. Mint

Get Schooled in your Finances

About Credit Unions

Federal Student Aid

Help You Thrive

Khan Academy

College Resource Center



Get smart about your money now and start saving for the future. Whether you’re saving for college, a new car or just want to become more independent, these sites will help you get started.

Live the Adventure

Money Talks



Take a Quiz and Score Free Music Downloads

Financial Soccer

What’s so important about a credit score, anyway?

Meet Young Entrepreneurs Who are Making a Difference

Let’s Play Ball!

Teens and Money

Finances for College Students

Celebrity Calamity

Dream Prom

College Resource Center


For Kids

Saving money is cool … and fun! These sites are kid-approved. (Someday, when you’re a millionaire, you’ll thank us!)


Design Your Own Funny Money


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