Youth Financial Education

There are a number of resources (many offered at no charge) available for parents and children to find out more about money management and personal finance. Many of the links below are partners of the League and Maine’s credit unions. Click on any of the links below to get started.

Maine Jump$tart Coalition

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)

Savvy Money

Budgeting Workbook for Young Adults – Full of lessons, concepts and useful information for college and high school-age students

Smart About Money

Credit Union National Association Youth Financial Literacy – resources include a ‘How To Guide’ and more

Junior Achievement of Maine

Talk to your kids about money

Age-Specific Resources
Money Games for KidsDownload games that kids (ages 4-13) can play to learn more about money and finances

Preschool: Teaching preschoolers about money, savings and spending

K-8: Age-specific resources and lesson plans for K-8 students (provided by the National Education Association)

High School Students: High school financial planning program, booklets and resources, supported by the National Endowment for Financial Education and Credit Unions