During April, libraries and banks across the United States celebrate Money Smart week as a time to learn about personal finances and financial literacy. Check out these resources for information on money.
MyMoney.gov – a collaboration of 22 Federal agencies and offices, this website provides information on budgeting, investing and retirement planning among other money related topics.
For Children and Grandchildren
Jump$tart Coalition – dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age students by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
Planet Orange – developed by ING, this interactive website works to teach grade schoolers about money, finances and saving. There are section for teachers and for parents. Read the About Planet Orange section before starting the game.