The High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) is a seven-unit personal finance curriculum developed by the National Endowment For Financial Education (NEFE), 5299 DTC Boulevard, Suite 1310, Greenwood Village, CO 80111 (303/224-3510). It is distributed in cooperation with the Cooperative Extension System, a national educational network affiliated with state land-grant universities, and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), a trade association for over 11,000 credit unions nationwide. In New Jersey, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES) Cooperative Extension is a partner in distributing the HSFPP.
HSFPP topics include:
In New Jersey, Rutgers Cooperative Extension provides free training for teachers and others interested in implementing the HSFPP in a classroom or informal youth program. For further information, contact Dr. Barbara O'Neill at email@example.com.
Personal financial literacy is an essential life skill. Learn how the High School Financial Planning Program relates to the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards.
Review the learning objectives for the High School Financial Planning Program.
For additional information about financial education for youth, visit www.jumpstart.org.
For HSFPP teaching tips, success stories, games, and other resources, visit the NEFE High School Financial Planning Program (R) Web Portal at www.hsfpp.org/.
Download a copy of the New Jersey Coalition for Financial Education's newspaper insert What Young Adults Need to Know About Money (4.8MB PDF).
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