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Teachers Federal Credit Union recognizes the importance of and is committed to promoting financial education. We have compiled a list of financial education resources designed for teachers, students, parents and others. We invite you to explore these financial resources and share them with your co-workers, family and friends.

Financial Education Resources

NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education)

Find out about NEFE's popular High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP). The HSFPP consists of a seven-unit student manual, instructor’s guide, and a dynamic suite of Web pages that offer a large, continually growing collection of resources, articles, and financial tools for teachers, students, and parents.

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A Kid's Guide to Accounting

Ignite Spot offers a streamlined overview of what accounting is and what tools it utilizes. Also included are numerous links to help kids learn how to master accounting.

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Biz Kid$

The public TV series where kids teach kids about money and business - for Middle School & Above

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Learning About Checking Accounts

A reference guide that talks about checks. You'll learn about:

  • Having a checking account with your financial institution
  • How to deposit money
  • How to write checks (make withdrawals)
  • How to keep track of your money

Whether you have just started a checking account or plan to open one in the future,this guide will give you the information you need to use a checking account.

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Money Instructor

Financial lessons, allowance tips, and kids money making ideas. Financial literacy and life skills for every child. Teaching and learning lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, interactive lessons. For: Elementary and above

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Help for Saving Money. Here, you’ll find fun tools, a quiz, tons of tips and other resources to help you think through your spending and saving habits, identify ways you can start saving and commit to making changes that will reduce your debt and grow your savings. For Kids & Adults

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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas - Building Wealth

A beginner’s guide to securing your financial future. For elementary school students and above.

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Jump $tart

Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy: Financial Smarts for Students is a curriculum enrichment program to ensure that basic personal financial management skills are attained during the K-12 educational experience For: Elementary and above

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U.S. Department of the Treasury

For elementary school students and above.

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U.S. Mint - H.I.P. Pocket Change

Provides online games, cartoons and classroom activities for teachers and elementary school students.

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U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission -

U.S. Government’s website dedicated to teaching the basics about financial education. All Americans

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Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education - The Stock Market Game

Simulation game that allows students in grades 4 through 12 to learn the fundamentals on investing through hands-on experience. For elementary school students and above (Grades 4-12).

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Practical Money Skills for Life

Classroom resources for financial literacy education. Home-based financial literacy resources for adults, parents and children. Financial management tools for small businesses. For elementary school students and above. Available in English, Spanish and Chinese

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Financial Literacy Classroom Presentation

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