We love the national focus on financial literacy because it reinforces our belief that education is fundamental to the financial security of those we serve.
To help you achieve your financial goals, consider these resources that promote financial literacy in April and all year long.
Money Smart Week
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago has canceled the 2020 Money Smart Week campaign scheduled for April 4-11, 2020. They plan to have consumer-friendly resources highlighted on social media and through their website during the month of April.
Find financial information for your personal and professional use as an educator. You can also access a clearinghouse of federally-funded research reports, articles and datasets on financial topics.
Money Management International’s Thirty Steps to Financial Wellness
Offers a 30-step path to help you achieve financial wellness during the month of April. Includes budgeting tips, quizzes, information on how to save money, tools to track your income and expenses, and more.
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
A national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth. It strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making by providing advocacy, research standards, and educational resources. Click here for Wisconsin’s Jump$tart page.
Retirement Toolkit (PDF)
The Department of Labor, the Social Security Administration, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have collaborated to provide a list of publications and interactive tools to help in your retirement planning, plus information on how to contact them with specific questions.
Don’t forget to set up your financial consultation
Make an appointment for a financial planning service* with Member Benefits. Or call 1-800-279-4030. Summer appointments fill up fast.