Financial Education Clearinghouse

Financial Education Resources High School

Financial education curriculum and resources for high school classrooms.

  • Financial Beginnings
    Free
    Financial Beginnings offers elementary, middle, and high school programs. All of the materials and presenters are available at no cost to schools or participants.
  • Hands on Banking
    Free
    The Hands on Banking online financial courses from Wells Fargo includes free instructor guides, classroom lessons, and activities. All without endorsements or commercials. There are different curriculum options (Kids—4th and 5th grades, Teens—6th through 8th grades, Young Adults—ages 15 through 21)
  • Practical Money Skills
    Free
    Complete curriculum and materials from Visa. The Practical Money Skill’s website includes curriculum, resources, instructor guides, and games for the classroom.
  • Money Smart for Young Adults
    Free
    Free curriculum from the FDIC that helps youth ages 12-20 learn the basics of handling their money and finances.
  • Actuarial Foundation – Building Your Future
    Free
    The Actuarial Foundation provides Building Your Future, a free financial literacy curriculum. Teachers can request a donated set of materials at the Foundation’s website.
  • NEFE High School Financial Planning Program
    Free
    Free turnkey financial literacy program specifically focused on basic personal finance skills that are relevant to the lives of teens in Grades 8-12.
  • Next Gen Personal Finance
    Free
    Curriculum and resources for educators.
  • Financial Fitness for Life
    Paid
    The Financial Fitness for Life Curriculum consists of high quality materials that assist students from kindergarten to grade 12 make better decisions for earning income, and spending, saving, borrowing, investing, and managing their money.
  • The Basics of Saving and Investing - Investor Education 2020
    Free
    Investor education curriculum and teaching guide developed for high school teachers and students.