Other Programs and Resources
The Utah Bankers Association also participates in multiple financial literacy programs in addition to the American Bankers Association literacy programs. We encourage our bankers to participate in these programs.
UTAH JUMP$TART COALITION
The Jump$tart Coalition mission is to improve the personal financial literacy of K-12 youth by providing advocacy, teacher trainings, and educational resources. We strive to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making.
The Utah Jump$tart Coalition is a coalition of organizations, which share a commitment to the financial education of youth. Working collaboratively, more resources and expertise are available to accomplish this task.
On their website bankers can:
- sign up to join and add information to their monthly newsletter
- see updates on Utah Financial Literacy Teacher Trainings happening and consider being a train-the-trainer
- see monthly webinars they are hosting, and sign up to be a webinar speaker
- join their coalition and/or board of directors
FDIC Money Smart
The FDIC Money Smart program may be used by financial institutions and other organizations interested in sponsoring financial education workshops. Collaboration is important to the success of any education effort. The FDIC encourages banks to work with others in their communities to deliver financial education and appropriate financial services, including to individuals who may not have a relationship with an insured depository institution.
MyMoney.gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on MyMoney.gov can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.
Finance in the Classroom
Providing high-quality personal finance materials for K-12 educators, students and parents, Finance in the Classroom is the place to help you prepare Utah's youth to be money smart.