Jump$tart Financial Fridays

Each week, one Jump$tart national partner is featured in their Financial Fridays e-newsletter. America Saves had the pleasure of being featured last week.  

The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is a 501-c-3 tax-exempt non-profit organization based in Washington, DC. As a coalition, it is an organization of organizations that share a commitment to advancing financial literacy among pre-school through college-age youth and working collaboratively toward effective financial education.

Today, the Jump$tart Coalition includes about 150 national partner organizations from the business, financial, non-profit, association, academic, government, and other sectors. The coalition also consists of a network of 49 affiliated state coalitions and their local partners. The grassroots coalitions are independently governed and operated, and linked to the national coalition through an affiliation agreement which fosters cooperation and support.

Presently, key initiatives include:

To learn more visit www.jumpstart.org

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Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Eunice Diaz, a teacher in Colorado Springs, had been noticing a pattern. Despite the fact that she and her husband were “making good money,” they were spending their entire earnings and “were still struggling at the end of the month.”

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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Another Dream Realized

Written by Tammy G. Bruzon | November 7, 2014

Mary Brown was already a disciplined individual when she came to Wisconsin Saves coordinator Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation (WWBIC) in last summer. She had successfully completed her bachelor’s degree with the assistance of her husband and son, and was now ready to tackle her next big dream – homeownership.

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