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BY Carolyn O'Hara  December 4, 2009 at 12:00 AM EDT

Choose to Save:

Financial literacy site full of useful tips, calculators, and tools developed by EBRI and ASEC.


A hub of classroom-tested, Web-based economic lesson plans for K-12 teachers and students from the Council for Economic Education.


Lessons plans and teacher reviews of K-12 economic education materials.

Smart About Money:

Advice and resources to help with a variety of major financial decisions, developed by the National Endowment for Financial Education.

Feed The Pig:

National campaign encouraging young Americans to take control of their personal finances.

More Resources:

AARP: Retirement Made Simpler

American Savings Education Council

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Education (University of Missouri – St. Louis)

Consumer Federation of America: “America Saves”

Council for Economic Education

Employee Benefit Research Institute

ESPlanner Basic

Federal Reserve Education

FoolProof Financial Education Systems

Foundation for Teaching Economics

Institute for Financial Literacy

Junior Achievement Worldwide

National Association of Economic Educators

National Endowment for Financial Education

Scholastic’s Economy for Kids