Financial Education

Small Steps to Health and Wealth™

2013

Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension's major health finance initiative is Small Steps to Health and Wealth™ (SSHW). This program is designed to motivate consumers to implement behavior change strategies that simultaneously improve their health and personal finances. SSHW includes the following resources: book chapters, behavior change strategies, motivational messages, multimedia, posters, research, and journal articles. 

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Financial Fitness for Life®: Personal Finance Lessons for Grades K-12 - Parent Guides

2011

Complete Parent Guides that contain activities parents and children can do together to enhance learning personal financial principles and skills.  K-5 and 6-12 guides are available in both English and Spanish.

Instructional Staff

Integration & Innovation: Lessons from Organizations Integrating Asset Building into Social Services

2013

This brief highlights the experiences of five organizations that participated in a six-month Learning Cluster as they worked to integrate services that strengthen the financial capability of their clients. through strategies developed to overcome early challenges to integrating financial services into their traditional programming.

Administrators
Policymakers and Implementers

Right on the Money: Financial Know-How for Financial Freedom

2011

This guide for college students includes multiple activities appropriate for the adult education population, including activities on the dangers of payday loans and rent-to-own stores, goal-setting, budgeting, and financial aid information.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff

Your Spending, Your Savings, Your Future: A Beginners Guide to Financial Readiness

2010

This is a financial planning guide for beginners that walks the individual through each step of their financial recovery/well being.

Instructional Staff

Taking Charge: What to Do if Your Identity is Stolen

2013

This resource is a step-by-step guide on what to do if your identity is stolen.

Instructional Staff

FDIC Money Smart-A Financial Education Program

2009

The FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation) has developed Money Smart to help adults outside the financial mainstream enhance their money skills and create positive banking relationships.

Instructional Staff

NEFE Financial Workshop Kits

2012

The National Foundation for Financial Education (NEFE) provides Financial Workshop Kits on their website: http://www.financialworkshopkits.org/. The workshop kits, which include tools and resources, are intended to help instructors effectively teach money management skills. 

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff