Utah Jump$tart Coalition Personal Financial Literacy Guide for Special Education
This Personal Financial Literacy Guide for Special Education has been aligned with Utah Common Core Standards of Financial Literacy and includes a variety of interactive resources and lesson ideas that support students with disabilities in accessing the general education curriculum.
On Our Radar - June 2019
Meet the extreme savers, on a mission to retire early - Boston Globe, June 14, 2019.
Next Gen Personal Finance STAX Game - You’ve got 20 years to grow your wealth in this online game. Who will have the biggest stax?
The Social Impact on Financial Wellness - MX.com.
Free Financial Counseling Services
These are suggested resources. Consumers should verify the requirements and expectations of these services.)
AAA Fair Credit
AAA Fair Credit Foundation is a non-profit credit counseling agency that creates debt-management plans for credit cards and other unsecured loans.
America First Credit Union
The primary mission at America First is to help each & every member achieve financial well-being. America First recognizes that, from time to time, most of us experience some difficulties with money. America First can help you navigate these situations and develop a plan for future success with free financial counseling.
PowerPay is an online program created by Utah State University for families and individuals looking to gain control of their consumer debt.
The University of Utah Personal Money Management Center offers free financial counseling to U of U students.
University of Utah
PERSONAL MONEY MANAGEMENT CENTER
Get free tax help, student loan exit counseling and financial counseling at the UVU Money Management Center. Open to students and the general public.
Utah Valley University
MONEY MANAGEMENT CENTER
On Our Radar - May 2019
my529.org - Utah's college savings plan.
One Tweak a Week - Free e-book from the podcast, affordanything.com, with ideas on how to better your manage your money by tweaking one small thing each week for 26 weeks.
mycash.utah.gov - The official Utah site for unclaimed property including dormant bank accounts, uncollected insurance checks, etc.
The disturbing reasons behind the ‘meteoric rise’ in Americans’ debt - MarketWatch, May 11, 2019.
Listed Below are numerous scholarship opportunities for Utah high school students, with a emphasis on financial literacy.
The Utah Jump$tart Coalition works to keep this page up to date and relevant. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to add a listing. Students should contact the scholarship organization directly with any questions.
UTAH JUMPSTART COALITION (Applications available August 2019)
The Utah Jump$tart Coalition is a nonprofit financial literacy organization dedicated to helping make financial literacy accessible for all teachers, students and families. Our extensive resource page includes free resources and materials as well as a list of speakers available to speak in Utah classrooms. Visit our Speakers Bureau page to get more information about finding a qualified personal finance expert to speak to your students.
EVERFI is an e-learning company that partners with corporations and foundations to provide online learning courses to schools at no cost. EVERFI's courses aim to engage and teach K-12 students a variety of critical life skills ranging from financial literacy to digital citizenship, STEM education and career success. Each course is highly interactive and individualized for the 21st century learner, is standards aligned and has self-grading assessments for teachers. To learn more about these free, valuable teaching resources, please contact Allie Kabat at email@example.com or visit everfi.com.
Hands on Banking has all the tools you need to help you become financially savvy. The Hands on Banking® online learning center offers resources for anyone who wants to learn more about money management. Our financial articles can help you find answers to your questions, from budgeting tips to buying a home, to improving your credit. Our self-directed courses take you in depth to improve financial literacy at each stage of life. We also offer classroom resources for educators. Together, we’ll help you and your family take charge of your financial future. Find out more at handonbanking.org
Jump$tart Clearinghouse is the premier online libaray of financial education resources for teachers, parents, caregivers and anyone committed to financial smarts for students. All resources meet a review criteria and access to the Clearinghouse is free with no account sign up required. Access the Clearinghouse at clearinghouse.jumpstart.org.
Junior Achievement is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving students from kindergarten to high school the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future and make smart academic and economic choices. JA impacts students by showing them how money, careers and business ownership work with the help of volunteer role models and proven programs. Get more information at ja-utah.org.
Next Gen Personal Finance offers a free online curriculum of 65+ complete lessons and 200+ standalone activities you can access from anywhere. Content includes curriculum, podcasts and professional development all focused on personal finance education. View all the available resources at ngpf.org.
Step Up to Higher Education is social awareness campaign that encourages all Utah students to dream big about their futures — and then act on those dreams by preparing for and completing college. Whether aiming for a one-year certificate or a four-year degree, StepUp provides tips, tools, resources, and conversation-starters about preparing and paying for college so obtaining a higher education can be a reality for all Utah students. More info is available at stepuputah.com.
Utah State University Extension offers the tools and expertise you need to make the most of your financial resources, whether you are buying a home, planning for a baby, educating your family, or getting ready for retirement. Visit the extension website at extension.usu.edu/saltlake/home-family-food/finance.
Utah Stock Market Game is part of a national program created by the SIFMA Foundation and is played in states throughout the U.S. The Utah Division of Securities is the program administrator for the State of Utah and provides fee waivers for Utah teams to participate. Learn more at https://securities.utah.gov/investors/stockmarketgame.html