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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