What We're Doing

We’re preparing kids for the future. How? By providing scholarships to teens who can manage money and have some fun along the way. By giving teachers the tools they need to engage students in personal finance. By arming parents with the financial advice every teen needs to hear. And more…

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Teens and Their Financial Future
Did you know 97 percent of teens plan on going to college? 75 percent of teens say their parents are the primary source of financial knowledge? In February of this year we surveyed over 1,000 teens ages 13-17 and found some surprising results. Whether you’re a teen, a parent, or a teacher, we think you’ll be interested to see what America’s teens are saying about finances. LEARN MORE

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How Big is a Billion?
We challenged teachers and students across the country to creatively illustrate their concept of a billion dollars (the amount of money left on the table when people do their own taxes).  The results are in, and we could not be more impressed with the originality, creativity and math skills of America’s educators and students.  LEARN MORE

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Mind on My Money & Money On My Mind
Research shows that when you incorporate laughs into a lesson, it increases retention. With this knowledge, H&R Block Dollars & Sense and DoSomething.org decided to give away more than $30,000 in scholarships for young people who use the “Mind On My Money & Money On My Mind” toolkit to share with their friends three humorous exercises on important personal finance topics. LEARN MORE

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We Are Teachers
Teachers, download lesson plans and receive $15 off 2013 tax preparation at a local H&R Block.
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