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Money$mart

What is Money$mart? Money$mart is a financial management camp created specifically for Kansas middle school students. Money$mart is designed to offer middle school students training in sound personal financial philosophies and practices in a fun, camp environment that enhances leadership and teamwork skills. Students engage in specific workshops regarding topics such as Money and Choices, Budgeting, Saving and Goal-Setting and Cash and Credit. Who Sponsors Money$mart? Money$mart dollars and sense camps are sponsored by Kansas State Treasurer Dennis McKinney and Kansas credit unions including, Catholic Family Federal Credit Union. When is Money$mart? If you are interested in participating in Money$mart camp call (316) 264-9163 ext. 103 for a registration packet.

Financial Education

At Catholic Family Federal Credit Union we believe in our community and our youth. We have a variety of classroom materials which members may borrow or have a Credit Union employee present topics to their organization (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, parish youth groups). Some of the topics are listed below. Please call 264-9163 ext. 103 for information.
 

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Grade: K-2
Coin Recognition and Poems
Coffee Can Bank
Puzzles and Worksheets
Coloring Pages
Match the Coins to Their Worth
Piggy Bank Book
Money Bingo (Available online or at some teacher supply stores)
Money Related Reading List
School House Rock Video - Money Rock

Grade: 3-5
Cutting Costs with Coupons
"What's That in The Hat?" Game
Interest / Pay Yourself First (Savings) / Credit
Credit Unions and Their Common Bond
The Sweet Life Candy Game (Budgeting, Prioritizing, Income, Expense)
Money Related Reading List
School House Rock Video - Money Rock

Grade: 6-8
50 State Quarters - Connections between Coins and History
Birth of a Coin
Computer Based Activities
Free Program Sponsored by the US Treasury Department
Money Related Reading List
Discovery Channel Video - The Secrets of the US Mint
Discovery Channel Video - The US Mint
Pocket Cents (En EspaƱol)
Biz Kid$


Grade: High School
Credit Unions in School
Credit Union Comic Book
Saving vs. Spending
Credit
Dr Huxtable & Theo Lets talk Money
Saturday Night Live - Don't Buy Stuff
How to Buy Your Dream Car
Rule of 72
Kansas Saves Program through the Cooperative Extension
Money Related Reading List
NEFE Program
NEFE Online Resources
Discovery Channel Video - The Secrets of the US Mint
Discovery Channel Video - The US Mint
C.A.R.E. Program
The Money Circle - Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


 

Financial Education Links

Please be aware that by choosing any selection below, you are leaving Catholic Family's website. You will be visiting an alternate website not operated by the credit union. Catholic Family is not liable for content or availability of linked sites. Catholic Family does not guarantee authenticity of documents at linked sites and links to non-credit union sites do not imply an endorsement of the services or products offered at linked sites. Catholic Family does not represent the third party or member if a member chooses to enter into a transaction with a linked entity. Privacy and security policies may differ from those practiced by Catholic Family Federal Credit Union.

 
Federal Trade Commission
http://ftc.gov
Information to protect consumers.

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
http://kansascityfed.org/education/foreducators/classroom-resources.cfm
Elementary, middle school and high school level activites.

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/math/money/
Coloring pages and information fact sheets about money.

Learn to Save
http://www.learntosave.com/
A fun way for kids & parents to learn about money from two little piggy banks named Siggy and Miggy.

The US Mint
http://www.usmint.gov/kids
Games, information about money, and resources for teachers.

US Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Public Debt
http://www.publicdebt.treas.gov/mar/marmoneymath.htm
Money Math: Lessons for Life - a four-lesson curriculum supplement for middle school math classes, teaching grade 7-9 math concepts using real-life examples from personal finance.

Deluxe
http://www.deluxe.com/dlxed/deluxe-ed-home.jsp
Basic checking account information from Deluxe Financial Services. Fraud Prevention information also available.

National Endowment for Financial Education
http://www.nefe.org/
High School Financial Planning Program

NCUA
http://www.mycreditunion.gov/
A website with resources for kids and adults.

Practical Money Skills
http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/
Classroom and home-based financial literacy resources.

The Mint
http://www.themint.org/
A website designed for kids to discover how to make the most of their money.

Save @ School
http://kansasstatetreasurer.com/prodweb/school/index.php
A program coordinated by Lynn Jenkins, Kansas State Treasurer, which has been designed to introduce students to the concepts of money management.

National Youth Involvement Board
http://www.nyib.org/
Credit Union Professionals Committed to Youth Education

Jump$tart Coalition
http://www.jumpstartcoalition.org/
The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy seeks to improve the personal financial literacy of young adults.

CUNA
http://www.cuna.org/initiatives/youth/
Links and resources available through CUNA.

Junior Achievement
http://www.ja.org/
Nonprofit economic education organization teaching youth about free enterprise, business, and the workforce.

eXtension
http://www.extension.org/personal+finance
Online resource for expert assistance from Cooperative Extension on serveral subjects, including personal finance.