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  • The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy: This sites provides personal financial literacy national standards for K-12 and has a clearinghouse of valuable FREE and fee-based curriculums for K-12 students. www.jumpstartcoalition.org
  • EconEdlink: A premier source of classroom tested, internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students. www.econedlink.com
  • It’s a Habit: “Changing Children’s Lives One Dime at a Time!” This site offers great books and CDs that encourage kids and their families to make saving a habit. My 4 and 7 year old love the CD and the books. www.itsahabit.com *My kids love these CD’s and books!
  • Camp Millionaire and The Money Game™: This site offers unique financial literacy programs, products and services for kids of all ages. They offer fun and educational camps and curriculum for kids and adults. www.campmillionaire.com *One of my favorites! All kids should go to one of these fun camps!
  • Kidnexions: This site offers a “unique and innovative kids’ savings and money management software program for busy parents who want to teach their children about money—how to save it, how to spend it, and how to manage it wisely.”  www.kidnexions.com
  • U.S. Treasury’s Page for Kids: This site provides tools to help parents and teachers teach children to manage their money. www.treas.gov/kids/index.html
  • Financial Literacy and Education Commission: Provides financial education resources for all Americans. “U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education”. www.mymoney.gov
  • The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE): “High School Financial Planning Program.” A seven-unit personal finance program.
    http://hsfpp.nefe.org
  • Millionaire-Kids: A step-by-step guide for parents on how to start your kids on the road to investing and building wealth during their youth. This site provides creative ways for your kids to earn money at all ages. www.millionaire-kids.com
  • Rich Dad Poor Dad: A great place for books and games for kids and adults.www.richdadpoordad.com
  • Young Money: This site has a traditional savings calculator along with a cool millionaire calculator where kids or adults can see how much they need to save every month in order to have a million dollars. www.youngmoney.com
  • Alliance for Investor Education is dedicated to facilitating greater understanding of investing and the financial markets.This site has FREE resources for middle to high school teachers “Investor Ed 101”www.investoreducation.org/release032707.cfm
  • Institute of Consumer Financial Education’s Children and Money: Saving, spending, and credit info for both young people and their parents. financial-education-icfe.org/children_and_money/index.asp
  • Junior Achievement: JA Worldwide is a partnership between the business community, educators, and volunteers—all working together to inspire young people to dream big and reach their potential. JA’s hands-on, experiential programs teach the key concepts of work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy to young people all over the world. Call and find out how you can get JA to come to your child’s school. www.JA.org
  • Money Chimp: This site helps kids calculate compound interest problems.Moneychimp.com/features/rule72.htm
  • Money Instructor: Teaching money skills and personal finance for ages K-12.www.MoneyInstructor.com
  • National Council on Economic Education(NCEE): “Over 50 years ago, the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) saw a gap between what young people needed to know about economics and what they were being taught. So we took action, establishing comprehensive programs that equip teachers with tools to get economics and personal finance into the classroom, and to help students apply in their lives.” This site has great FREE resources for parents and teachers. www.ncee.net
  • Practical Money Skills: “This is a free website designed to help educators, parents, and students practice better money management for life.” There is curriculum for preschool-college.www.practicalmoneyskills.com
  • Stock Market Game: StocksQuest is an educational and interactive website offering free global stock games, especially for educators and contest organizers. Integrated into this very realistic global stock market simulation are lesson plans, stock guides, and online investing resources.http://investsmart.coe.uga.edu/C001759/stocksquest/mystocks.htm
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