Can America Compete? 1 in 5 U.S. Teens Lacks Basic Personal Finance Skills

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10/5/2017
Post by: HSFPP
Results from the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) show that one in five U.S. teenage students (22 percent) lack basic financial literacy skills. Among 15 participating countries and economies, the United States ranks 7th in the evaluation of 15-year-olds’ aptitude in understanding essential financial concepts, products and risks. Continue Reading→

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Registration is Open for the 2017 Jump$tart National Educator Conference

9/25/2017
Post by: HSFPP
The Jump$tart National Educator Conference is specifically designed for classroom educators who teach personal finance. Each year we look forward to talking to and learning from amazing financial educators from all over the country. Registration for this year's conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 3-5 is now open.  Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact, Part 1: Empowering Low-Income Students to Plan for a Better Future

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9/13/2017
Post by: HSFPP
This blog is part 1 of our series featuring stories from our scholarship winners. These educators have found that financial education is a powerful tool to show students the possibilities beyond their current life circumstances. Many of these stories illuminate how financial education helps students change their perceptions of their own potential and possibilities.  Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact, Part 2: Connecting Lessons to Real-Life Circumstances

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9/13/2017
Post by: HSFPP
This blog is part 2 of our series of stories from our 2017  Jump$tart National Educator Conference scholarship winners. These stories of impact illuminate how financial education answers the “so what” question students often ask, and show how students can quickly connect what they are learning about personal finance to current and future circumstances and financial decisions. Continue Reading→

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Prepare Teens for Their Financial Future

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9/6/2017
Post by: Chelsea Norton
NEFE's CashCourse® (www.cashcourse.org) is a free online resource that equips young people with tools to help them track spending, create a budget and, most importantly, understand how their current decisions will affect their future financial well-being. Continue Reading→

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