Resources and Links
Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy seeks to improve
the personal financial literacy of young adults. Jump$tart's purpose
is to evaluate the financial literacy of young adults; develop,
disseminate, and encourage the use of standards for grades K-12;
and promote the teaching of personal finance. The Jump$tart Coalition
believes that all young adults need to have the financial literacy
necessary to make informed financial decisions.
America Established in 1982, Save for America has helped hundreds
of thousands of grade school students realize the importance of
saving money for their future. Save for America helps introduce
children to a variety of skills that will be important when they
From Budgeting to saving and investing, Visa is committed to
working with young adults to learn practical, real-world money
is a simple, flexible, and affordable way to build wealth through
long-term investing. Using ShareBuilder, you can make regular
automatic investments in stocks, index funds and closed-end bond
funds. There are no account minimums and we don't have inactivity
This is just one of the amazing financial puzzles you will solve
as you devour your way through the secrets of financial success!
was founded for one simple reason: Overall, there's a gap big
enough to drive a truck through when it comes to understanding
the concept of smart money management in the 21st century.
Want to be a Millionaire? You can! The world is full of empty
promises. Advertisements tell us to buy an amazing cream because
it will make us beautiful, or to buy that weird-looking contraption
because it will tone our muscles and make us popular. And here
comes the Fool, with another promise. Invest money now and we'll
help make you a millionaire, or at least comfortably well-off
in your adulthood. Gee, that sounds even less believable than
the beauty cream, doesn't it? But it's true. You can print this
out and take it to your math teacher, and she can verify it.
Money paper Inc.
The Power of Compounding! You Can Turn Your
Favorite Youngster Into a Millionaire! It can be as easy as investing
as little as $50/month ($600/year) for five years (Results are
based on an 11% return) Investors who wait until they are 26 years
of age will not achieve these results, even if they invest $2,000
a year, for their entire working life.
This site was developed by Columbia Funds This
site contains a wealth of knowledge to help you teach your young
investor about money and investing. Invest It gives information
on investing in stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Plan It focuses
on how to save and budget money. Earn It explores ways to earn
money. Play It adds the element of fun to the learning process.
As parents, you are able to view all the information that is displayed
on the site for kids and teens. We have color coded the content
to help you distinguish content for children 13 and under (KIDS)
from that for children 14 and over (TEENS): Yellow dots is content
for KIDS Blue dots is content suitable for both KIDS and TEENS
Green dots is content for TEENS
Kids.com Strong Financial Corp. Take a look in the Toolbox for
interactive calculators to help you with your investing needs. Use
"The Ladder" to figure out if you are on track to afford any item
that you want to buy. Check out "The Tape Measure" to see how a
little amount of money invested each month may grow over time. Also,
put on your Hard Hat and take our Mutual Fund quiz.
Site is Slow But Interesting The MyStocks page is the one-stop place where you
can trade stocks with virtual money. The Global Stock Game (GSG)
is the world's most realistic stock market simulation, where you
can have fun and learn the stock market at no cost. Yes, it is 100%
FREE. In addition, it's is easy enough to use even if you know little
or nothing about the stock market. Even seasoned investors use this
Web site to test their investing strategies before placing real
orders in the stock market.
know the value of investing in stocks. Now you can pass that knowledge
down through our "My First Stock"® Program. Choose your favorite
stock, select a wood or metal frame, click Yes for "My First Stock"®,
and we'll package your order with fun projects, online games, an
investment guide that teaches kids to be owners and not just consumers.
Reading What Kids Need to Succeed, you’ll learn about the
Four Foundations (of adult achievement) and how applying them to
your own child's life could be one of the most beneficial parenting
decisions you ever make.