Financial Literacy Month

Engage your students in activities and lessons that teach them practical money skills, and take part in the many events and activities that put a spotlight on financial literacy and financial education. 

Where to Find Free, Unbiased Financial Literacy Lesson Plans 

If you're looking to integrate an interactive lesson plan or unit on financial literacy, here are some free, unbiased sources that we like:

  • The High School Financial Planning Program is an excellent source for K-12 financial literacy content aligned with national academic standards.
  • The Council for Economic Education offers the comprehensive Financial Fitness for Life® program to help K-12 students gain a better understanding of economic concepts.
  • The National Education Association has extensive lesson plans for K-16, plus teacher preparedness resources to supplement your curriculum.
  • The U.S. Mint website offers lots of fun, engaging activities for K-12, including the game “Change Mixer,” which challenges students to skip, slide, gallop, run, and jump as they add coin values.
  • The U.S. Treasury offers up a dynamic four-lesson curriculum for middle school students, “Money Math: Lessons for Life.”
  • CashCourse, from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE), is a complete postsecondary curriculum that also includes articles and self-guided tools for secondary students.
  • Junior Achievement's JA Personal Finance® curriculum for high school students focuses on spending money wisely through budgeting, saving and investing, using credit cautiously, and protecting personal finances.

Resources and Events

Financial Literacy Month Hashtags

  • #FLM
  • #FinancialLiteracyMonth
  • #FinLitMonth
  • #FinancialEducation
  • #dollarsense
  • #afinlitfuture
  • #MySavingsStory

Learn More 

If you'd like to learn more about Financial Literacy Month, Jump$tart Coalition is a great place to start. As the original promoter of Financial Literacy Month, their site offers an abundance of resources and event listings.

Have a free financial literacy resource you'd like to share? Let us know! 

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Amy Khokhar

Amy Khokhar serves as editor of the Kuder Blog. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Colby College and is a National Career Development Association Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP).

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