- Banking on our Future
BOOF is Operation HOPE’s financial literacy program for grades 4 through 12. Everyday thousands of youth just like you learn about the basics of banking & credit unions, checking & savings accounts, insurance, credit and investments. You, your parents and your teachers will love Banking on Our Future because it’s free, FUN and info-taining.
- Change Maker
An educational game where the player must calculate the change given for a money purchase.
- CNN Money
this site includes six easy lessons to help parents teach young children that money doesn’t grow on trees.
- Economics for Kids
Web sites for kids to learn about the federal reserve, the Stock Market, business, and economic concepts.
- FirstGov for Kids
A list of government websites that include virtual tours of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and the U.S. Treasury, as well as the history of coins, learning games, and more.
- How to Balance your Checkbook
Learn the steps to a balanced checkbook.
- The Institute of Consumer Financial Education
Financial education, debtor education, bankruptcy education and financial planning education for all age groups. Special sections devoted to teaching.
- Investing 101: Understanding the Stock Market
Want to start investing but have no idea where to begin? This is your step-by-step guide to putting your money to work for you today.
- It All Adds Up
sponsored by American Express, this website is for teens who want to prepare for their financial futures with online games and simulations to help students learn about credit management, buying a car, paying for college, budgeting, saving, and investing.
- Kids Bank
Learn the secret of wealth creation and compound interest while using a bank built for Aussie kids.
- Kids Calculator
The Kids Calculator is an online calculator that lets you find out how much money you can save in a month, a year or any other length of time! Also newletters just for kids.
- The Mint
from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation, this web site to provide tools to help parents and educators teach children about sound money management and establish good money habits at home.
The primary goal of the Money Central Station area (Kid’s Area) on Moneyfactory.com is to educate children ages 5 to 13 about the anti-counterfeiting. Interactive games, money counting exercises, and trivia questions about money.
From Brooklyn Public Library, is directed mainly at young people, but can be used by anyone starting out in their own business. Practical and cool, it offers equal parts creative inspiration and down-to-earth information.
- The National Council on Economic Education
The National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) is a nationwide network that leads in promoting economic literacy with students and their teachers.
- National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship
NFTE’s mission is to teach entrepreneurship to young people from low-income communities to enhance their economic productivity by improving their business, academic and life skills.
- on2: Money
From PBS, an online newshour website for students about money and investing.
- Peanuts & Crackerjacks
This site uses examples from pro sports to show how economics is part of everyday life.
- Savings Bonds for Kids
Kids get an in depth look at savings bonds.
- Secrets of Making Money
NOVA Online takes a look at the new US currency, with interactive exploration of both new and old features.
- Teaching Children About Money? Kids learn to spend, save and share
Offering a piggy bank system to teach children about money.
This site will teach teens between 12 and 18 much of what they need to know to become beginning investors and aspiring entrepreneurs.
- U.S. Small Business Administration Teen Business Links
introduces the concept of small business as a viable career choice. This information will help you evaluate the feasibility of your idea, develop a business plan and make sound financial decisions.
- U.S. Treasury’s Page for Kids
US Department of the Treasury website for younger kids. Learn about cash, money and savings bonds.
- Virtual Stock Exchange
Learn all about the stock market without risking the loss of real money.
- Understanding Taxes
“Print and online materials about the history, theory, and application of taxes in the United States. “