Information from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

"Sam and the Lucky Money" Video Reading and Free Book for Educators

Thursday, February 11, 2021

Sm and the Lucky MoneyIn celebration of the start of the Lunar New Year Friday, Feb. 12, and in an effort to promote financial education in the classroom, the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is sharing a video reading of “Sam and the Lucky Money” by Karen Chinn.

Free Book for K-2 Washington Educators

Recognizing that many Washington elementary students are returning to in-person classrooms, DFI also is offering 100 educators a copy of the book (appropriate for ages 4-8) to share with their students, and a copy of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s companion parent guide to use in creating a lesson plan.

DFI will mail a book and guide to the first 100 educators.

Sam and the Lucky Money Order Form

Those wishing to purchase a book on their own may also access a PDF of the CFPB guides at Parent reading guide for "Sam and the Lucky Money.”