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Empower Your Students with Financial Knowledge

Middle School Course

FutureSmart is an interactive course designed to empower young people with the skills to manage their finances, make sound financial decisions, and establish financial goals around paying for college, careers and more. A companion mobile app helps reinforce students’ positive financial behaviors.

Topics Covered:

  • Financial Values & Goal-Setting
  • Budgeting and Opportunity Costs
  • Saving and Investing
  • Payment Types
  • Banking
  • Risk vs. Return
  • Planning for the Future

Grade Level: 6th – 8th grade

Course Length: 3.5 hours (7 modules, 30 minutes each)

Curriculum Alignment: Jump$tart Coalition’s National Standards for K-12 Personal Finance Education, National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, State Academic Standards

Available Language(s): English, Spanish

High School Course

FutureSmart for High School empowers students with the financial knowledge they need to make smart decisions and navigate the financial world in high school and beyond. The course immerses students in real-life financial scenarios and breaks down complex topics – like buying a car or filling out the FAFSA form – in an easy-to-understand way.

Topics Covered:

  • Saving
  • Banking
  • Payment Types
  • Credit Score
  • Financing Higher Education
  • Renting vs. Owning
  • Taxes and Insurance
  • Consumer Protection
  • Investing

Grade Level: 9th – 12th grade

Course Length: 6 – 8 hours (9 modules, 45 minutes each)

Course Placement: Economics, Business, or Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Curriculum Alignment: Jump$tart Coalition’s National Standards for K-12 Personal Finance Education, Common Core Standards for Math and ELA, State Academic Standards

Available Language(s): English

Bring FutureSmart to Your School

The FutureSmart program is ready to be implemented in middle and high schools across the United States. If you’re interested in bringing the program to your school, please complete the following form, and a representative will reach out to you with more information.