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For more on teaching the basics of personal finance, take a look at these online resources offered by independent organizations and the federal government.1

Council for Economic Education (CEE)—This nationwide network promotes economic literacy by providing resources to students and teachers. CEE's mission is "to equip K–12 students with the tools and knowledge of personal finance and economics so that they can make better decisions for themselves, their families, and their communities." Financial Fitness for Life is a personal finance curriculum for students in grades K–12 created by CEE.

Take Charge Today—Created in collaboration with the University of Arizona, Take Charge Today (formerly Family Economics & Financial Education) offers a free curriculum for teaching family economics and finance to students in grades 7–12 at Take Charge Today.

Jump$tart Coalition® for Personal Financial Literacy—This national coalition of more than 100 national organizations and 51 affiliated state coalitions is dedicated to improving the financial literacy of kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, and educational standards and resources. View the National Standards in K–12 Personal Finance Education.

Junior Achievement USA®—This organization offers volunteer opportunities across the globe, educating students about workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy through experiential, hands-on programs. Junior Achievement also offers resources for teaching students in grades K–12.

MoneySKILL®—A free, interactive, reality-based online curriculum from the American Financial Services Association Education Foundation aimed at educating middle and high school students to make informed financial decisions. Registration required.

MyMoney.gov—A website created by the federal government to coordinate the presentation of educational materials from across the spectrum of federal agencies that deal with financial issues and markets. Go to MyMoney Resources for Youth to find games, fun activities, websites, video games, and information about money for kids and youth.

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE®)—This private, nonprofit, national foundation is dedicated to improving the financial well-being of all Americans through education. Learn about NEFE's curriculum and other resources offered at no cost to high schools and organizations: NEFE's High School Financial Planning Program® and more programs by NEFE for educators and facilitators.

NextGen Personal Finance (NGPF)—This nonprofit organization partners with teachers by sharing timely and relevant curricular resources, providing effective professional development, and advocating to increase access to financial education. Given the organization's commitment to reach all students, NGPF provides its curriculum and professional development at no cost.

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)—Helps young people from low-income communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial creativity. Find NFTE curricula for middle school, high school, and post-secondary school students. NFTE also offers BizCamp™, a summer day camp for students ages 13–18 who are interested in entrepreneurship.

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