Financial Literacy for Educational Success Model is a searchable toolkit designed to help people gain the financial knowledge and skills needed to reach their educational goals. Postsecondary success – at a community or technical college, or at a university – requires a step-by-step investment of time, talent and treasure. Financial Literacy for Educational Success helps you to customize your preparation.
- Money is a language with its own vocabulary: income, credit, bank account, investments, stocks and bonds, etc. Learning and working with financial concepts requires teaching and learning in homes, at school, and in community organizations. Here’s a financial literacy vocabulary to help you get started.
- Financial Literacy for Educational Success assembles educational resources to help teachers and learners progressively improve their financial literacy, gain money management skills, and chart a path to college and career success. These tools can be sorted using several criteria across five learning stages.
Some economic goals are basic and immediate, such as buying food and securing safe shelter. Other goals require saving, such as computers or cars. Longer-term goals may require that you invest to build wealth over time.