Hands on Banking
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HANDS ON BANKING is a free online curriculum that includes instructor guides, classroom lessons, activities, and assessments. It is designed to help educators guide students through real-life scenarios and group discussions on topics such as understanding needs and wants, budgeting, setting goals, savings and checking accounts, credit, and more.

Wells Fargo Foundation
Wells Fargo -- Hands on Banking
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Resource Categories
Resource Type
Article/Information, Assessment/Test, Audio/Video, Booklet/Pamphlet, Calculator/App/Software, Downloadable resources, Game/Toy, Lesson/Lesson Plan (one lesson), Teaching Guide , Website, Workbook/Activity Sheet
Target Users
Teacher, classroom or after school
Grade Level
Adult Consumer, Pre-school & kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, 9th grade, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, College & young adult
English, Spanish
Special Needs
Hearing impaired, Learning disabled, Visually impaired
Special Needs Note
A toolkit is available for persons with disabilities.
Order Instructions
Use the email address to order a CD for offline delivery of Hands On Banking.
Jump$tart Standards
  • CD1 - Analyze the costs and benefits of various types of credit
  • CD2 - Summarize a borrower's rights and responsibilities related to credit reports
  • EI1 - Explore job and career options
  • EI2 - Compare sources of personal income and compensation
  • FDM1 - Recognize the responsibilities associated with personal financial decisions
  • FDM2 - Use reliable resources when making financial decisions
  • FDM4 - Make criterion-based financial decisions by systematically considering alternatives and consequences
  • FDM5 - Apply communication strategies when discussing financial issues
  • FDM7 - Control personal information
  • FDM8 - Use a personal financial plan
  • I1 - Explain how investing may build wealth and help meet financial goals
  • I2 - Evaluate investment alternatives
  • RMI1 - Identify common types of risks and basic risk management methods
  • SS1 - Develop a plan for spending and saving
  • SS2 - Develop a system for keeping and using financial records
  • SS3 - Describe how to use different payment methods
  • SS4 - Apply consumer skills to spending and saving decisions

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5 Reviews
  • Review made at 02:24pm on November 4th, 2018 by ramske@hughes.net
  • Review made at 02:23pm on November 4th, 2018 by ramske@hughes.net
  • Review made at 02:18pm on November 4th, 2018 by croy@rmges.org
    I have reciewed the program, but have not done this with my class yet.
  • Review made at 02:08pm on November 4th, 2018 by jhooper2@ebrschools.org
  • Review made at 11:29am on June 6th, 2018 by Khuyen.Tran@jumpstart.org
    I find this website is the quick and efficient way for the learners to gain practical knowledge. The activities are the effective way to help learners figure out how to apply these knowledge into their life to improve their financial situation. I believe any learner regardless of their level can benefit from this website. I highly recommend this website particularly for whom wants to get into the habit of saving or investing money but does not know how to start.