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Keys to Financial Success

Sections

Cost

Keys to Financial Success is offered free of charge to schools and teachers. With free professional development and no textbooks to buy, Keys to Financial Success represents an excellent option for getting teachers and students started with personal financial education quickly.

Standards

Each lesson in the Keys to Financial Success program is correlated with the national content standards in economics and personal finance.

National Standards in Economics PDF Document
Council for Economic Education, 2010. Voluntary National Content Standards in Economics, 2nd Edition. New York.

National Standards in Personal Finance External Link
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, 2007. National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education. Washington, D.C.

For More Information

Todd Zartman,
Economic Education Specialist
(215) 574-6457
todd.zartman@phil.frb.org E-Mail Address

A Typical Keys to Financial Success Course in a Semester

Theme
Week #s
Theme 1: Goals and Decision Making
1–2
Theme 2: Careers and Planning
2–4
Theme 3: Budgeting
4–6
Theme 4: Saving and Investing
6–9
Theme 5: Credit
9–12
Theme 6: Banking Services
12–13
Theme 7: Transportation Issues
13–14
Theme 8: Housing Issues
14–15
Theme 9: Risk Protection
15–16

View a color-coded table that shows the precise timing of themes across the semester.