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To our national partners, state affiliates, supporters, financial literacy thought leaders and stakeholders, financial educators and their students, and all your families and friends: on behalf of the entire Jump$tart team, I wish you good health and safety during this worldwide COVID-19 epidemic and thank you for your ongoing efforts to promote financial wellness and learning. We are working remotely, but remain available to assist you and committed to our mission of advancing financial literacy, especially among our nation’s students. With gratitude and best wishes ~ Laura Levine, president and CEO.

What We Do

The Jump$tart Coalition works to raise awareness about the importance of financial literacy and the need for financial education, especially among youth; fosters collaboration among financial literacy stakeholders; and promotes and supports effectiveness in financial education endeavors.

Who We Are

Jump$tart is a national nonprofit coalition of more than 100 organizations from business, finance, academia, education, government and other sectors, as well as a network of 51 state affiliates, which share a commitment to “financial smarts for students.”

Jump$tart Coalition Sustaining Partners

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Professional Development

Jump$tart believes that qualified, supported, appreciated teachers are a key element of effective financial education and we created the Jump$tart Financial Foundations for Educators (J$FFE) Model and National Educator Conference to help meet their need for professional development.

National Standards

The National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education delineate the personal finance knowledge and ability that young people should acquire throughout their kindergarten through 12th grade school years to emerge as fully prepared adult consumers.