FINANCIAL RESOURCES


Whether you're 8 years old or 80, it's never too late to stop learning! Money Smart Week provides events to kick start your journey to financial literacy, and the resources found here can help continue educating people of all ages.

Resources for Children


Financial Entertainment is a library of free online and mobile games, designed and developed by Commonwealth, that aim to improve personal financial capability, knowledge, and self-confidence.

 

Games can be powerful teaching tools. It's long been understood that young children learn a lot through play, whether it's with blocks, picture books or even hide and seek.

Put your financial skills to the test with the new 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Brazil-branded version of Visa's fast-paced, multiple-choice question game.

If you want to succeed, you’ll need strong math skills. Play these games and do these activities to practice your math and business skills and have fun at the same time. Over 30 games to choose from!

(Thanks to Ally C. for the link!)

Resources for College Students


 

A teenager should already have a strong background in financial fundamentals by the time he or she graduates high school. The lessons from Practical Money Skills build upon that foundation with discussion of the skills required to meet a lifetime of financial challenges.

 

Interactive counseling tool that helps students understand the basics of financial management and financial aid for college (including loan management).

STUDENT BUDGET CALCULATOR - Use this calculator to help analyze your budget as a full-time student. This calculator is specifically designed to help students understand their expenses and income while attending a university, college or other full-time educational institution.

Resources for Adults


myRA®

Don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at work? Haven’t found an easy way to start saving? The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s myRA (my Retirement Account) can help you get on the path to retirement saving.


FEDERAL RESERVE EDUCATION

The Federal Reserve Education website is a collection of resources from across the Federal Reserve system. It includes resources for educators, the public and more.


MY MONEY

The 21 Federal entities that compose the Financial Literacy and Education Commission provide materials for financial literacy.


RENT SMART

Rent Smart is an 11-lesson course for the renter. It covers the legal rights of the tenant, but mostly, it emphasizes skills and knowledge that prevents the need for legal confrontations in the first place.