NASAA members and other consumer education organizations offer excellent resources to help youth better understand saving and investing. Some of these resources are listed below.
The Basics of Saving and Investing 2020
With the support of the Investor Protection Trust, state investor educators and teachers developed a comprehensive teaching tool to help educators cover important investor education topics such as “Introduction to Financial Markets” and “Investment Fraud”. (IPT)
Make it Count
This resource for parents and teachers provides activities and information to help incorporate youth money management lessons at home or in the classroom. A free iTunes app allows youth to track their spending, set savings goals and work on spending habits. (Canadian Securities Administrators)
The STARS (Students Tracking and Researching the Stock Market) program is an interactive curriculum for Oklahoma teachers that emphasizes the importance of investing as a long-range tool, not a get-rich-quick tool, and fraud awareness. (Oklahoma Securities Commission and the University of Oklahoma)
NetWorth is a comprehensive financial education initiative designed to teach personal financial management in all of West Virginia’s public schools. (West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office)