Launched in 2009 with a grant from Experian, Jump$tart’s National Educator Conference provides classroom teachers with resources and information to improve their own levels of financial literacy, as well as improve their ability to teach personal finance in school. The conference gives Jump$tart partners a platform to share their resources and expertise with the education […]
It’s easy for adults to occasionally fall behind on paying attention to their finances. For answers on financial topics from budgeting to savings, from financial literacy to fraud protection and retirement, resources are available on this adult resources page.
Giving your kids a good foundation and teaching them about money matters is critical for their personal development. Showing children the basics such as how to budget, spend and save will establish good money habits for life.
Buying a Home
It is the American Dream to buy a home. It can be a terrifying and exhausting process but also be one of the most satisfying and significant purchases you ever make. It is important that you have full confidence in choosing a home and mortgage that you can afford.
Most people with serious money problems do not intend to be in debt, they just end up there. In every case, the way to fix your money problems is not just to eliminate what you owe, but to also address the issues that put you in debt in the first place.
Life in today’s financial world can be difficult without a good credit history. Understanding how credit scores and credit reports work is essential to establishing, maintaining or rebuilding your credit. Watch this video to find out what a good credit score is.
What does financial literacy mean to the average college student? Does it mean budgeting, saving, or does it mean credit? It actually means making wise choices about all three. Stuck in an endless cycle of expensive pay day or short term loans? …
Financial Literacy Day
The Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition sponsors “Financial Literacy Day at the Legislature”. This is a half-day spent at the Idaho State Capitol building during a legislative session. This event allows local organizations to set up booths inside the capitol to promote Financial Literacy and bring it to the attention of the leaders of the state […]
The Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition, our state affiliate of the Jump$tart Coalition for Financial Literacy, can provide a free, educational speaker for your group. Whether it’s for a middle or high school, an area business, a government agency, or even the department of corrections, we have presenters that you can work with. ***Our presenters sign […]
Your Money Matters
A FREE Personal Finance Conference for anyone (teens to retirees) looking to increase and improve their financial education. Topics from the 16 breakout sessions range from spending plans to debt elimination, from (re)building credit to the basics of personal taxes, and from planning for retirement to planning for long-term care. There’s something for everyone. To […]