It takes a lot to create an entire generation of super-skilled, financially responsible young adults. Thankfully we have amazing partners that share our passion, commitment, and vision for helping young people.
DoSomething.org is dedicated to teens. Teens are creative, active, wired… and frustrated that our world is so messed up. DoSomething.org harnesses that awesome energy and unleashes it on causes teens care about. The call to action is always something that has a real impact and doesn’t require money, an adult, or a car. With a goal of 5 million active members by 2015, DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US for teens and social change.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, applying learning through rigorous and relevant activities, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition. Student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. Visit deca.org for more information.
Scott Gamm serves as family finance advisor for H&R Block Dollars & Sense. Gamm is founder of HelpSaveMyDollars.com, a financial website focused on helping consumers save and learn about money, and author of MORE MONEY, PLEASE: The Financial Secrets You Never Learned in School (Plume/Penguin).
Gamm writes for Forbes, TheStreet.com and MainStreet.com, in addition to serving as a contributor to The Huffington Post and BusinessInsider.com. He has appeared on programs including NBC’s “Today,” MSNBC and CNN, and has contributed to outlets such as Associated Press, MSN Money, Family Circle, AOL Money, USA TODAY and Woman’s World Magazine.
The Council for Economic Education (CEE) is the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school. For the past 60 years, its mission has been to instill in young people the fourth “R”—a real-world understanding of economics and personal finance.
Jump$tart is a national coalition of organizations dedicated to improving the financial literacy of pre-kindergarten through college-age youth by providing advocacy, research, standards and educational resources. Jump$tart strives to prepare youth for life-long successful financial decision-making. Visit jumpstart.org to learn more.
SALT™ is a free, nonprofit-backed resource that makes it simple for students to take control of their finances and student loans. SALT was created by American Student Assistance® to educate youth about their finances and how to take charge of their money during college and beyond. Visit www.saltmoney.org to learn more.