Helpful Websites For Secondary

Website are listed in alphabetical order.
= Utah Partners

AFSA Education Foundation (Money Skill)

A free online personal finance course, MoneySKILL, is offered by the nonprofit AFSA Education Foundation. Supported by grants and donations, it educates middle, high school, and college students on money management. Available in English and Spanish, it covers 37 modules including budgeting, savings, investing, and credit.


  • Budgeting and Money Management
  • Credit and Debt Management
  • Savings and Emergency Funds
  • Investing Basics
  • Retirement Planning
  • Insurance and Risk Management
  • Taxes and Tax Planning


Banzai offers interactive online courses to teach practical financial literacy skills. Their curriculum covers budgeting, banking, credit, and more, empowering users to make informed financial decisions. With engaging simulations and real-life scenarios, Banzai equips learners of all ages with the knowledge and confidence to navigate personal finance successfully.


  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Managing Debt
  • Internet Safety
  • Career Planning
  • Soft Skills

CFPB Financial Literacy Activities

These classroom activities can be completed within a single class period. Each activity comes with a teacher guide and supporting student material, so it’s easy to implement whether you’re an experienced personal finance teacher, integrating financial literacy into another subject area, or supplementing your existing financial education curriculum.


  • Earning
  • Saving & Investing
  • Protecting
  • Spending
  • Borrowing

College Money Matters

A site that helps you make good financial decisions about college such as selecting a school, college expenses, loans, financial aid and scholarships & grants.


  • Selecting a School
  • College Expenses
  • Loans, Financial Aid
  • Scholarships & Grants
  • For Parents
  • Play the College Corssroads Game


EVERFI partners with organizations to provide free, interactive K-12 online courses covering vital life skills such as finance, digital literacy, STEM, and career readiness.


  • Banking Basics
  • Employment & Taxes
  • Budgeting
  • Consumer Skills
  • Managing Credit & Debt
  • Financing Higher Education
  • Insurance

FDIC Money Smart

FDIC Money Smart for Young People is an innovative standards-aligned curriculum that can be incorporated into subjects such as English language arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies.


  • Borrowing Basics
  • Building Financial Future
  • Buying a Home
  • Credit Reports
  • Housing Decisions
  • Managing Debt
  • Protecting Your Identity

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid oversees student financial assistance programs authorized by the Higher Education Act of 1965. These include grants, work-study, and loans for college or career school attendees. Responsibilities include informing students about aid availability, managing FAFSA forms, disbursing aid, managing loan repayment, offering free assistance, and ensuring program compliance. Help make it easier for students to get money for higher education. FAFSA 101, loan simulator.


  • FAFSA Form
  • Get a Loan
  • Get a Grant
  • Tools & Calculators
  • Learn about loans and grants
  • Loan Repayment
  • Loan Forgiveness

Financial Football

Visa and the National Football League have teamed up to create Financial Football, a fast-paced, interactive game that engages students while teaching them personal finance skills. The latest release features 3D graphics and game-changing opportunities with audibles, blitzes and long yardage plays. The game is available to play for free through iOS and Android apps and online.


  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Financial Institutions
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Identity Theft
  • Life Even


FoolProofMe offers free consumer life skills curriculum advocating skepticism in financial decisions. Suitable for all ages, ad-free resources promote wise choices. The FoolProof Financial Literacy Curriculum comprises 18 interactive, self-grading modules, requiring about eleven 45-minute classroom sessions, covering money management and the free enterprise system.


  • Free Enterprise System
  • You and Your Credit
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Checking accounts and paying options
  • Credit cards explained
  • Budgeting & Saving
  • Renting an apartment
  • Buying a home
  • Dangers of gambling
  • Taxes in our lives
  • Charitably giving explained
  • A college preparation guide
  • Understanding Insurance
  • Bankruptcy
  • Investing
  • Retirement
  • Cryptocurrency

Hands on Banking

Hands on Banking offers online financial education covering topics from budgeting to credit improvement. Self-paced courses suit different life stages; classroom resources assist educators, empowering families with financial confidence and knowledge.


  • After High School
  • Banking
  • Career
  • Cars
  • Credit & Loans
  • Debt
  • Family
  • Goal Setting
  • Healthcare
  • Home
  • Identity Theft & Fraud
  • Insurance
  • Military
  • Money Management
  • Retirement
  • Small Business

Junior Achievement of Utah

Junior Achievement activities bring financial literacy, entrepreneurship & work-readiness concepts to life for students. Designed to complement the lessons you're teaching, our programs encourage students to apply their learning in the classroom to real-world activities. Our self-guided programs show students the "why" behind what they're learning while offering them a window into the many possible careers for their bright futures.


  • Money Basics
  • Earnings & Income
  • Savings & Spending
  • Budgeting
  • Banking, Credit vs Debit
  • Investment Basics
  • Financial Goal Setting
  • Taxes, & Global Economics
Utah Partner

Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. We focus on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations, so there's no limit to what they can learn next!


  • Budgeting & Saving
  • Consumer Credit
  • Financial Goals
  • Loans & Debt
  • Insurance, Investments & Retirement
  • Scams & Fraud
  • Careers & Education
  • Taxes


From lesson plans to projects, educators do their part to help students work toward their future goals. With resources from my529, Utah’s educational savings plan, you can point them to the path of saving for higher education. Note: Utah’s my529 college savings plan is required subject matter in state code.


  • A my529 introduction video
  • Fliers for parents of K-12 students
  • Financial literacy material
  • Scholarship contests and promotions
  • The College Savings Estimator
  • And resources from my529 partners
    • Utah System of Higher Education
    • Keys to Success
Utah Partner

Next Gen Personal Finance

Next Gen Personal Finance offers a free online curriculum of 65+ complete lessons and 200+ standalone activities you can access from anywhere. Content includes curriculum, podcasts and professional development all focused on personal finance education.


  • Banking
  • Types of Credit
  • Managing Credit,
  • Paying for College
  • Budgeting, Investing
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Career
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Consumer Skills

Pathway to Financial Success

Take students on a financial literacy journey to set them on a path of financial success. Step-by-step navigation helps to guide you and your students through the ready-to-use resources. Explore the learning activities that will equip your middle school and high school students with the skills and habits needed to reach their financial and personal goals.


  • Being Financially Responsible
  • Using Financial Services 
  • Financing Your Future 
  • Getting Paid 
  • Paying Yourself First 
  • Using Credit Wisely
  • Making Major Financial Decisions 
  • Growing and Protecting Your Finances

Practical Money Skills

Practical Money Skills provides free resources and tools to enhance financial literacy worldwide. Their comprehensive curriculum covers budgeting, saving, investing, and credit management. Through articles, interactive games, and calculators, Practical Money Skills empowers individuals to make informed financial decisions and build a secure financial future.


  • Budgeting
  • Saving
  • Banking
  • Credit
  • Debt
  • Identity Theft
  • Life Events
  • Your Money Online


Personal Finance Simulation is the ONLY simulation that lets students practice decision-based learning, make real-world financial choices, go beyond theory, and experience in-class consequences. Finance Simulation uses decision-theory learning to teach students the basic principles of financial literacy in an effective and straightforward way.


  • Banking
  • Assets & Liability
  • Income Growth
  • How to deal with Unexpected Financial Life Events
  • Budgeting Skills
Utah Partner

Take Charge Today

Take Charge Today is a comprehensive online platform dedicated to empowering individuals with essential personal finance skills. Through interactive modules and resources, it covers topics like budgeting, saving, investing, and debt management. With a focus on practical application, Take Charge Today equips users to make informed financial decisions and achieve financial well-being.


  • Budgeting
  • Saving & Investing
  • Debt Management
  • Financial Planning
  • Taxes
  • Career Development

Utah Jump$tart Coalition

The Utah Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy website and toolkit at have lots of easy-to-understand resources to help educators! Here you can find interactive tools, articles, and guides that cover important topics to help teach your students to make smart financial choices! See also our monthly webinars and teachers trainings!


  • Economic Principals
  • Career Preparation
  • Sources of Income
  • Earning Power
  • Saving Methods
  • Investment Strategies
  • Money Management
Utah Partner

Utah Treasurer’s Investment Challenge

The Utah Treasurer's Investment Challenge is a statewide investment competition for students in grades 4-12. The program, administered by Office of State Treasurer and the Utah Financial Empowerment Coalition, is paid for by generous donations from community partners. There is no cost to teachers or their schools for students to participate.


  • Basic Investment Principles
  • Stock Market Operations
  • Portfolio Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Financial Analysis
  • Economic Awareness
  • Understanding the broader economic factors that impact investments, such as inflation, interest rates, and economic indicators.
Utah Partner


Additional Resources

LEAs have the duty to select instructional materials that best correlate to the standards for Utah public schools and graduation requirements. (UCA 53G-4-402(1(a))). Posting of these resources by USBE Education Specialists does not imply the resources have received official endorsement of the Utah State Board of Education. Educators are responsible to ensure use of these materials complies with LEA policies and directives. If you have questions or concerns about this email, please contact the sender of this email. If your question or concern isn’t adequately addressed, please contact the USBE hotline.