A GUIDE FOR ADVANCING K-12 FINANCIAL EDUCATION is intended for all leaders who seek to advance the development and implementation of financial education for children and youth. It includes case studies which feature promising practices and provides links and references to third-party resources.
BUILDING BLOCKS MEASUREMENT GUIDE provides a means of assessing student progress toward each Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) building block of youth financial capability. It presents age-appropriate questions that program leaders, researchers, and others can use, and also a list of measurement tools to gather answers to key questions.
BUILDING BLOCKS TO HELP YOUTH ACHIEVE FINANCIAL CAPABILITY is a report that describes four key strategies to help young people acquire the “building blocks” that will help them navigate the financial marketplace as adults.
MONEY AS YOU GROW BOOKSHELF is a family financial education program that uses children’s books to help families learn key money concepts through reading, play, and quiet one-on-one talks. The book lists and discussion guides are designed to help people start talking about money.
PERSONAL FINANCE TEACHING PEDAGOGY is a guide for educators to teach the development of youth personal finance skills. CFPB’s research into adult financial well-being has identified a range of skills, habits and norms that characterize adult financial capability.
TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS is a two-page guide that helps educators assess their students' knowledge, and select the right CFPB building block to develop financial literacy skills.
TEACHING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS is a two-page guide that helps educators select which Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) building block to use with their students. It is designed to help teachers assess their students and determine how to develop financial literacy skills.
TEACHING MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS is a two-page guide that helps educators measure student knowledge and select the appropriate Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) building blocks to develop their skills.
TEACHING THE BUILDING BLOCKS is a searchable database of classroom activities designed to be completed within a single class period. Each activity comes with a teacher guide and supporting student material, and cover the topics of Earn, Save and Invest, Protect, Spend, and Borrow.
THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU (CFPB) PERSONAL FINANCE TEACHING TOOL is a guide to help educators identify teaching techniques and learning strategies to address the three building blocks for developing lifelong financial decision-making skills.
YOUR FINANCIAL PATH TO GRADUATION is an interactive web tool designed to help students understand their financial aid offers and whether the school they’ve been accepted to is a good financial fit. School staff can keep track of students’ plans as they evolve, without the need to buy any new software or store students’ personal data.
YOUTH FINANCIAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM REVIEW TOOL is designed to help you review and compare financial education curricula across four key dimensions of curriculum: content, utility, quality, and efficacy.