Archive for February, 2011

Statewide Financial Literacy Program Launches

Governor Branstad today announced the launch of the Iowa Financial Literacy Program, an online program to teach Iowa students the core concepts of personal finance. The program is free to students, thanks to a federal grant and a public-private partnership between the College Student Aid Commission and many other organizations, banks, credit unions and companies.

“Financial education is becoming increasingly important, especially in today’s economy,” said Branstad. “By educating Iowa’s youth, they will be better prepared ot make important choices about finances in the future.”

Developed by EverFi, Inc., the online tool uses the latest in new media technology to teach, assess and certify students in grades 11 to 12 in more than 600 core concepts. It will be accessed at http://www.IHaveAPlanIowa.gov.

February 10, 2011 at 9:52 am


JumpStart Twitter

Archives

RSS AskMrG Blog

  • 10 Tips To Eating Out More Affordably August 20, 2014
    1. Look  for “Kids Night” deals.  Many restaurants offer a special night where kids under 12 eat free or at a greatly reduced price. 1. Share a large entree.  Most meal portions in restaurants are substantially larger than what we are used to at home.  Two people could easily share a portion and neither leave hungry.  This would be good for our waistlines an […]

RSS The Money Godmother’s Blog

  • Money Habits: Can Parents Teach Them? August 20, 2014
    When it comes to managing money, parents want to set a good example for their children. It seems that knowing how to do that is the dilemma. According to a recent survey by T. Rowe Price, about 3 out of 4 parents are hesitant to talk with their kids about finances, even though two-thirds of parents were […]
    moneygodmother

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.