Financial Education Clearinghouse

Financial Education Resources Middle School

Financial education curriculum and resources for middle 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)
  • Money Savvy U
    Paid
    Award winning curriculum and materials that aligns with Common Core State Standards, National Jump$tart Coalition Standards and NCTM (National Council of Math Teachers) standards.
  • 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.
  • Money Math Lessons for Life
    Free
    A four-lesson curriculum supplement for middle school math classes, teaching grade 7-9 math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance.
  • 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.