Financial Education Week
Kootenai County will hold it's fifth annual Financial Education Week on May 5th. Click the title above for details.

Building a Budget
Taking control of your budget is the key to your long term financial success . . . and it's easier than you might think. Whether you need to create a budget from scratch or re-evaluate your goals, the steps below will help you get on the right track.

Moonjar (moon-jär) Moon: "To shoot for the moon"; to go after dreams and goals. Jar: Following ancient custom where wishes or dreams are written down and placed in a special jar for future celebration! Moonjar moneyboxes were created as a tool for children and families to incorporate strong financial values and practices into their daily lives. Launched in 2001 by Eulalie M. Scandiuzzi, a Seattle native. Moonjar moneyboxes are used in homes and schools around the world.


Mathematics of Personal Finance Content Standards
Content standards for new class available for use in Idaho Public Schools beginning Fall 2009. Fulfills math requirement in addition to teaching personal finance skills.

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program
High School Financial Planning Program - Grades 9-12 NEFE's high school financial planning program is a complete financial curriculum designed to be taught using the learning process: inquire, gather, process and apply. It has seven units, which build upon each other and can be taught as a complete curriculum or as stand alone topics. It is award winning and free.


Coffee Club and Market Update
LEARN ABOUT THE MARKET WITH A FREE CUP OF COFFEE. You're invited... To join us at our next coffee club meeting held at Eric Soles's Edward Jones office at 211 E. Coeur d'Alene Avenue, Suite 104. The meetings will be at 10:00 am on the first Tuesday and 6:00 pm on the first Wednesday every month. The coffee club is an informal meeting where you will receive current updates on the market and the economy in a relaxed environment. For more information on each months topic please call 208-667-1539 or visit our website. Feel free to bring a friend to our next coffee club. Plus the coffee's on us. Please contact us for more information or for driving directions.



Biz Kid$ - Grades 5-8 Bizkid$ is an interactive educational television show that promotes financial education and entrepreneurship to a young audience. The video program is accompanied by curriculum which promotes the many topics of the Bizkid$ program. This program is perfect for classrooms and youth organizations.


Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition
The Idaho Financial Literacy Coalition, a state affiliate of the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, provides resources, speakers, and opportunities to promote financial education across the state of Idaho.

Idaho Department of Finance
In addition to being a regulatory body the Department of Finance offers Financial Education resources for the citizens of Idaho.


U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Financial Education
The Department of the Treasury is a leader in promoting financial education. Treasury established the Office of Financial Education in May of 2002.

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