NEFE provides High School Financial Planning Program as free resource for youth financial education

Michigan State University Extension is a partner in sharing this curriculum and its resources.

June 8, 2018 - Author: Laurie Rivetto, Michigan State University Extension

The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) High School Financial Planning Program (HSFPP) curriculum is a useful resource for adults who work with young people on the topic of financial education. The curriculum continues to be relevant to the issues and changes in financial information. A large portion of the content is online, allowing quick revisions and updates from NEFE HSFPP staff.

The program features include:

  • A printed student guide
  • Teen stories imbedded into the student guides
  • The option to use one, some or all of the modules
  • An instructor manual with lessons
  • Visual aids that are downloadable from the website
  • Performance-based learning model
  • Evaluation templates and rubrics
  • An alignment to academic standards (ELA and Math common core, PF-Economics)
  • The availability of free face-to-face trainings coordinated locally by Michigan State University Extension
  • All materials are available for free!

Best of all, the materials can be ordered in hard copy or accessed online for free. To find out more or to order the curriculum, visit the NEFE HSFPP website.

Michigan State University Extension and Michigan 4-H Youth Development help to prepare young people for successful futures. As a result of career exploration and workforce preparation activities, thousands of Michigan youth are better equipped to make important decisions about their professional future, ready to contribute to the workforce and able to take fiscal responsibility in their personal lives.

Tags: 4-h, life skills, msu extension, youth money management


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