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Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy

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List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak Send Us Additional Resources Updated 3/19/2020 at 2:09pm ET. CERF+ Emergency Relief Fund Money Smart - A Financial Education Program Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Money Smart has reached over 2.75 million consumers since 2001. Research shows that the curriculum can positively influence how consumers manage their finances, and these changes are sustainable in the months after the training. Financial education fosters financial stability for individuals, families, and entire communities. The more people know about credit and banking services, the more likely they are to increase savings, buy homes, and improve their financial health and well-being. The Money Smart curriculum for consumers is available free of charge in four versions:

What Did It Cost in 1903? [facebookbadge] Brief Description Students compare prices of goods across the century in this lesson that introduces the concept of inflation. Objectives Students will understand the concepts of inflation and Consumer Price Index (CPI). use online calculators to figure the approximate cost of goods across the years. create a graph or table to illustrate data. National Financial Literacy Strategy Why financial literacy matters In today's fast-paced consumer society, financial literacy is an essential everyday life skill. It means being able to understand and negotiate the financial landscape, manage money and financial risk effectively and avoid financial pitfalls. Improving financial literacy can benefit anyone, regardless of age, income or background. It helps you make informed financial choices, day-to-day and throughout your life. The National Financial Literacy Strategy was developed in 2011 to provide a national direction for this priority area.

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Teacher Lesson Plans – Economics and Personal Finance – Philadelphia Fed. All Lessons Uncle Jed's Barbershop (9-11 years) Children's Literature Lesson Description: Students listen to the book Uncle Jed’s Barbershop, about an African-American barber who, despite significant setbacks, saves enough money to buy his own barbershop. From the story, students learn about saving, savings goals, opportunity cost, and segregation. Laissez-faire Versus Government Intervention Historically, the U.S. government policy toward business was summed up by the French term laissez-faire -- "leave it alone." The concept came from the economic theories of Adam Smith, the 18th-century Scot whose writings greatly influenced the growth of American capitalism. Smith believed that private interests should have a free rein. As long as markets were free and competitive, he said, the actions of private individuals, motivated by self-interest, would work together for the greater good of society.

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