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Teaching Personal Finance in Colorado

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Personal Financial Literacy Resources

  • Search by grade level for tools, standards-aligned lesson plans and digital programs to teach Personal Finance
  • Search for student & teacher scholarship and grant opportunities
  • Online personal financial literacy resources


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Personal Financial Literacy Standards

The Colorado Academic Standards for K-12 Personal Financial Literacy (PFL) can be found in the Social Studies along with the Economics standards. Search for the Standards Online by grade level and content area.

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MoneyWi$er

The MoneyWi$er vision is for all Colorado youth to have opportunities to master personal financial literacy standards throughout their education and to make financially capable and informed decisions during their lifetime. Check out current MoneyWi$er programs below!

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Instructional Support

Instructional support is grounded in CDE's shared approach to Best, First Instruction as well as practices and strategies supported by professional organizations and scholars at the leading edge of Personal Financial Literacy education.

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Get Involved in Personal Finance Education

There are many opportunities to connect and grow as a professional educator with the larger personal finance education community, including mailing lists, professional organizations, and events.



For further assistance, please contact:

Joanna Bruno