Financial Literacy Resource Library

A library of free or low-cost financial literacy resources for teachers, students, and parents.

The American Public Education Foundation has aggregated the best personal finance content from across the web at no cost.

TOGETHER, WE CAN SOLVE THE FINANCIAL LITERACY CRISIS.

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RECENTLY ADDED RESOURCES

Where Does My Money Go?

This worksheet helps your track your weekly spending.
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EXPLORE OUR LIBRARY OF RESOURCES

Interested in learning about saving, budgeting, or making a financial plan? Check out these resources to begin learning about smart money management.

Money Management

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Do you teach financial literacy or are you looking to incorporate it into your lessons? Here you'll find professional development resources.

For Educators

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In this section you'll find research, articles, and recommendations relating to finance, financial literacy, and economic education. 

Research and Reports

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Do you want to help your child learn about money or are you wondering how to save for their education? Take a look at the activities and resources.

For Parents/Guardians

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Whether you need full lesson plans or simply activities to supplement instruction, you'll find everything you need from various providers here. 

Lesson Plans

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If your state is looking to add personal finance as a graduation requirement, these are examples of bills that have been introduced and, in many cases, passed.

Legislation

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FINANCIAL LITERACY: AN AMERICAN EPIDEMIC

Fixing the problem begins with taking an honest look at where we stand with financial education.

The Nation's Report Card grades each state in the United States, and the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, in terms of K-12 financial education. These grades are based on currently available state-wide requirements, standards, and curriculum for personal finance.

The Nation's Report Card on Financial Literacy
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The American Public Education Foundation has made financial literacy one of its core focuses over the next decade. With the Financial Literacy Resources Library, our foundation is putting a spotlight on financial education in the classroom.

 

Our goal is to help ensure our next generation is prepared to handle their finances smartly, avoid debt, better understand our economy, and learn to make good decisions about their life and money.

 

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