PROJECT UPDATEStudent Results
finEDge students indicate they have the understanding, tools, strategies, and confidence needed to make sound financial decisions according to preliminary findings.
TEACHER SPOTLIGHTEnsuring Access to Students
"I teach financial education because it is something that is not discussed in the households of many of my students..."
Jasmine N. Hall
TEAM CHALLENGEWendell Phillips Wins 7th Annual Team Challenge
"This is an unforgettable day that empowers students to connect what they’ve learned in the classroom to the real world."
What We're ReadingThe Unbanking of America
A suprising number of Americans are using alternative financial services...
MOVING THE FIELD FORWARDMore Than the "Flavor of the Month"
Although Financial Literacy Month is over, the everyday work of promoting financial literacy goes on...
In The News3 Steps to Implementing a 21st-Century Financial Education Curriculum
Jean Attig, finEDge teacher at Niles North High School, identifies key elements to an equitable, realistic financial education program.
In real lifeMaking a Plan for Spending and Saving
"I sat down with my family, took out a calculator, and analyzed how much I could spend on the things I need, want, and how much I would put away..."
CAREER CORNERChallenges Require Collaborative Solutions
"I have built a comprehensive program that manages cybersecurity risks in order to protect [my] firm’s systems, data, reputation, and investor assets."