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National Endowment for Financial Education High School Program

High School Financial Planning Program Highlights

  • Guides students to take action and increase financial IQ
  • Flexible and easy to use
  • Noncommercial
  • Available at no cost
  • Created by top educators and financial professionals
  • Linked to education standards in all 50 states and to several national subject-area standards

Unit Topics

  • Your Financial Plan: Where It All Begins
  • Budgeting: Making the Most of Your Money
  • Investing: Making Money Work for You
  • Good Debt, Bad Debt: Using Credit Wisely
  • Your Money: Keeping It Safe and Secure
  • Insurance: Protecting What You Have
  • Your Career: Doing What Matters Most


Since its beginnings, the program has reached more than 5 million students and individuals in schools, youth organizations, community programs, and many other settings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and at U.S. installations around the globe.

Over the years, NEFE has partnered with two national organizations that are committed to financial education: the Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES), USDA, and participating Land-Grant University Cooperative Extension Services, and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), and America’s Credit Unions.

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