Personal Financial Literacy Conference

Conference Summary

Financial Literacy is something that we are passionate about! We have taught and supported Iowans throughout our 14-year history to embrace Financial Literacy. Every year we offer a conference targeted to educators of all kinds to get an update on the programs and materials available to help them teach Financial Literacy to Iowans everywhere. Furthermore, the conference fosters collaboration with us and other educators so that we can learn from each other. With the new Iowa Core Curriculum in place in Iowa schools, the role of our annual conference appears more vital than ever.

The 2014 conference was held July 17 at DMACC in Ankeny. We had great speakers, sessions, exhibitors, and other opportunities to build your curriculum! If you weren’t able to attend, check out the handouts and presentations below available from the conference.

Also, be sure to check back for more information about our next conference in 2015.

Post-Conference Handouts

Iowa Jumpstart 2014 Conference Program

Presentation Downloads

General Sessions and Keynote

Partnering with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) – Kenneth McDonnell

CFPB Overview and Resources for Communities

Feducation – Personal Finance from Fed Reserve St Louis – Mary Suiter

Financial Literacy for the Future – Bob Mantell and Kyle Osborne

Breakout Sessions

Credit Encounters of First Kind – Student Loans Online Lending – Jessica Whitney and Lily Dobson

Establishing a Student Run Credit Union from Start to Finish – Meredith Tangen and Steve Verdon

Wells Fargo Financial Literacy Resources – Erin Gjerde-Bailey

Online Social Gaming – Angela Harbour

Dordt College Center for Ecomonic Education – Art Attema and Erica Vonk

What You Always Wanted to Know About Credit – Jim Garnett

Photos

Take a look back

See what we did at our 2013 Financial Literacy Conference!

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