Resources

Teachers*

*Teachers should consider resources in the Student section as well 

Students

College Students

Families

  • Financial Literacy for Success - a searchable toolkit to gain financial knowledge & skills to reach educational goals
  • The Mint: Parents and Kids and Money - tips and tools for teaching money literacy, and to help you assess your ability to model good financial habits
  • JumpStart Coalition resources – clearinghouse of educational resources for teachers, parents, caregivers, and anyone committed to financial smarts for students
  • Navigate - an introduction to the investigation of careers and college
  • Building Wealth - a personal finance resource that presents an overview of wealth-building strategies
  • Illinois workNet Center - info on Illinois jobs, training for careers, and building your knoweldge & skills
  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - get answers to money questions & find free tools and resources to help you reach your goals
  • Illinois State Treasurer's Office, Michael W Frerichs - valuable info about financial programs & services that make Illinois a great place to live, work, and raise a family
  • Edward Jones Paying for Education - create an education savings strategy that will make the grade
  • COUNTRY Financial Family Matters - ways to plan for your children's future, from college to family nights and more

Adults

Get Involved

Contact Us

For more information about the Money Smart Week financial literacy collaborative, please contact:

Dawn Littlefield
Executive Director
Kishwaukee United Way
815-756-7522
dawn@kishwaukeeunitedway.com

Get Involved

Contact Us

For more information about the Money Smart Week financial literacy collaborative, please contact:

Dawn Littlefield
Executive Director
Kishwaukee United Way
815-756-7522
dawn@kishwaukeeunitedway.com