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You’re Invited: Illinois Jump$tart Spring Event!

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in News | Comments Off on You’re Invited: Illinois Jump$tart Spring Event!

You’re Invited: Illinois Jump$tart Spring Event!

We are excited about this year’s Spring Event at Prairie State College! Our special keynote speaker will be Joseph Schorer, followed by our first ever panel discussion. Click here to download a flyer. Space is limited, so reserve your spot today. Hope to see YOU...

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Teaching Kids About Money

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014 in videos | Comments Off on Teaching Kids About Money

Teaching Kids About Money

Candid interviews with CPS teachers, principals, students and parents regarding the positive impact of the 2011 Financial Education Initiative. The initiative provided 145 CPS elementary schools with the Money Savvy Kids Basic Personal Finance curriculum materials created by Money Savvy Generation which included 8 lessons/6 hours of instruction on the basics of personal finance.

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America Saves Week is Coming Up

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in News | Comments Off on America Saves Week is Coming Up

The Illinois Jump$tart Coalition is a proud supporter of America Saves Week. And it’s coming up next week. If saving money is wrong, I don’t want to be right! – William Shatner What’s America Saves Week? America Saves Week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council. Started in 2007, the Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. Click here to take the pledge...

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Girl Scouts Take on Financial Literacy

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in videos | Comments Off on Girl Scouts Take on Financial Literacy

Girl Scouts Take on Financial Literacy

The Girl Scouts understand the importance of financial education. Check out the video find out why. Photo: US Army Garrison Red Cloud – Casey

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Teaching Kids about Money

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in videos | Comments Off on Teaching Kids about Money

Teaching Kids about Money

This video shows you how financial literacy can break the cycle of poverty.

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