This page contains links to various Financial Literacy resources for all age groups. The State Library of Kansas is not attempting to give financial advice, but rather to point patrons in the right direction of finding trustworthy resources and to be part of the financial literacy community network. Some links have multiple components, so be sure to view all the resources.
Various types of games with words, maps, memory, math, and more focused on learning about coins and money.
Families can explore the Mint, coins, collecting coins, and coloring pages.
Thinking money for all kids: diverse and inclusive reads to teach young people about money from the American Library Association.
Making the most of your money starts with five building blocks for managing and growing your money -- The MyMoney Five. Keep these five principles in mind as you make day-to-day decisions and plan your financial goals. Earn, Save & Invest, Protect, Spend, and Borrow.
Teaching children about credit and finances at an early age can help them to maintain healthy credit scores as they grow older.
Adults and Families:
Khan Academy has partnered with the Bank of America to provide simple answers to key financial topics. This collection of videos and tools make understanding money and finances a little easier.
Ensuring consumers get the information they need to make the financial decisions they believe are best for themselves and their families.
A bimonthly e-newsletter that reports financial literacy events, initiatives, and related resources of the OCC and other government agencies and organizations. Scroll down the page to access the updates.
This online class gives farm families the information they need to make strategic decisions while weaving together farm and personal investments. Developed by eXtension educators across the nation, the 8-lesson course helps farm families plan for a financially stable future that meets long-term needs. Participants can work at their own pace, with each lesson taking less than an hour.
The resources provide background information, helpful guidance, and hints and tips to assist with your decisions.
eXtension is an interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the best land-grant university minds across America. eXtension connects knowledge consumers with knowledge providers - experts who know their subject matter inside out.
Smart About Money, or SAM, is a free, unbiased resource where you can find articles, resources, calculators, and tips to help you manage your money through life's ups and downs.
Watch presentations and videos, read articles, and participate in activities on scams from the Federal Trade Commission, and pass on some information that could help you and someone you know.
Resource guide for designed to provide you with information and tips to help prevent common frauds, scams and other types of elder financial exploitation in your community.
A Retirement Paycheck is a practical way to think about how you will pay yourself during your retirement years. Topics covered include: Social Security, Home & Mortgage, Insurance, Retirement Plans, Savings & Investments, Debt, Fraud, and Work.