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Personal Financial Literacy List of Approved Materials

 

(Approved by the State Board of Education April 28, 2006; July 7, 2006; November 16, 2007;
May 22, 2009; September 17, 2010; and November 16,2012.)

Areas of Instruction:

A. understanding interest, avoiding and eliminating credit card debt
B. understanding the rights and responsibilities of renting or buying a home
C. managing money to make the transition from renting a home to home ownership
D. starting a small business
E. being a prudent investor in the stock market and using other investment options
F. beginning a savings program and planning for retirement
G. bankruptcy
H. the types of bank accounts available to consumers and the benefits of maintaining a bank
account
I. balancing a check book
J. the types of loans available to consumers and becoming a low-risk borrower
K. understanding insurance
L. charitable giving
M. completing the application for federal student aid provided by the United States Department of Education
N. methods of paying for college

 

Program

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

Branded

American Bankers Association Education Foundation
Get Smart about Credit eLearning
Get Smart about Credit

x

x

 

 

x

x

 

x

 

x

 

x

  

Yes

American Bankers Association Education Foundation
Teach Children to Save

x

 

 

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

x

  

Yes

American Financial Services Association Education Foundation (AFSAEF)
MoneySKILL®

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

Aztec Software
Financial Literacy from Aztec Software

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Bank of America
Your Financial Future – Level 3

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

 x

x

  

Yes

Better Business Bureau Education Foundation
Life After School

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

  

No

Better Business Bureau Education Foundation
Young Consumer Advocate Program

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

  

No

BizWorld Foundation
BizWorld

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

  

Yes

BizWorld Foundation
BizWiz

x

 

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

 

x

 

  

Yes

Center for Consumer Law
Know Your Rights

x

 

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Center for Student Credit Card Ed., Inc.
The ABCs of Credit Card Finance
(updated 2009)

x

             

Yes

Citigroup (“Citi”)
Citigroup Financial Education Program

x

 

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

ClearPoint Financial Solutions, Inc.

Financial Firsts™

x

x

x

 

x

 x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Council for Economic Education Financial Fitness for Life, Learning, Earning, and Investing

 

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

      

Yes

Council for Economic Education

Your Credit Counts

 

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

      

Yes

Dave Ramsey's Office
Financial Peace for the Next Generation

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Money Smart

x

x

x

  

x

 

x

x

x

    

Yes

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Building Wealthin the Classroom
(updated 2009)

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

x

 

x

    

Yes

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Building Wealth: A Beginner’s Guide (Revised and Expanded Edition)
Building Wealth Classroom Lessons
Building Wealth Interactive CD-ROM

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

  

Beginner’s Guide Yes
Other Material No
No

Film Ideas, Inc.

Biz Kid$ (26-part DVD)

x

  

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

x

  

Yes

Film Ideas, Inc.

FI Channels: Financial Literacy Streaming Service

x

 

 x

 x

 x

 x

x

 x

 x

  

Yes

Film Ideas, Inc.

Life Skills Series (12-part DVD)

x

 x

 x

 x

 

x

x

 

 

 

  

Yes

Financial Planning Association
Money School

x

 

 

 

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

  

Yes

First Command Educational Foundation
Money Matters

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

First Command Educational Foundation Personal Financial Literacy for Texas HS

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

FoolProof Financial Education Systems, Inc.
FoolProof for High Schools (updated 2009)

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Foundation For Financial Literacy
Passport to Fiscal Fitness

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Foundation for Investor Education & Texas Council for Investor Education
Stock Market Game Program

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Yes

Frost Bank
Frost Financial Youth Academy

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Green Path, Inc.
The “Banking Is” Program

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
Civics in Practice

x

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

  

Yes

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston
Economics

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

IBAT Education Foundation
IBAT Financial Education Clearinghouse for Kids, Teachers, Parents, Bankers

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Institute for Financial Literacy
A Passport to Fiscal Fitness
(web-based version)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Internal Revenue Service
Understanding Taxes

   

x

x

x

x

       

Yes

Investor Protection Trust
FL 2010

x

 

x

 

x

x

 

x

  

x

   

Yes

Junior Achievement
Economics

x

  

x

x

x

 

x

  

x

   

Yes

Junior Achievement
Personal Finance

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

x

   

Yes

Junior Achievement

JA Finance Park

x

 x

 

 x

 

 x

 x

 

x

x

  

Yes

Jr. Finance Literacy Academy, Inc.
Personal Financial Literacy Flash Cards

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

  

x

   

Yes

Knowledge Matters, Inc.
Virtual Business – Personal Finance

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

The Lampo Group Inc./Dave Ramsey’s Office
Foundations in Personal Finance

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Money Academy
Financial Literacy: Making Your Money Grow

 

x

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

  

Yes

Money Brains, Inc.
Money Brains

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

Muriel F. Siebert Foundation
Personal Finance Program: Taking Control of Your Financial Future
(updated 2009)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

No

National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Texas Credit Union Foundation (TCUF)
NEFE High School Financial Planning Program, 2007 Edition

x

 

 

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

National Endowment for Financial Education
NEFE High School Financial Planning Program

x

  

x

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

  

Yes

Operation HOPE, Inc.
Banking on Our Future

x

 

 

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Realityworks, Inc.
TimeMAPS™ Money Management & Life Skills Program
(updated 2009)

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

Red & Black Books, L.L.C.

What I Learned About Life When My Husband Got Fired!

x

 x

 x

 x

x

 x

x

 x

 x

 x

x

  

Yes

Remar Sutton & Associates
Is That So?

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

  

Yes

Remar Sutton & Associates
FoolProof Initiative

x

x

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Remtech Inc.
TimeMaps: Money, Management & Life Skills

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

  

Yes

Rising Books
Financial Literacy for Teens – Student Book

x

x

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

x

x

  

No

Financial Mentors of America (FMA) & Skills for Living, Inc.
Game of Real Life

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Spending Solutions, Inc.
My Money Myself

x

x

x

  

x

     

x

  

Yes

Star Telegram/NIE
Life is Expensive

 

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

  

x

x

  

Yes

Star Telegram
Project Money$mart

x

  

x

x

x

 

x

      

Yes

Star Telegram/NEFE
NEFE newspaper feature

x

   

x

x

x

   

x

   

Yes

State Bar of Texas Bankruptcy Section
Money Wise

x

x

   

x

x

 

x

x

    

No

The Texas State Securities Board
The Basics of Savings and Investing: Investor Education 2020

x

 

x

 

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

No

TG (Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation)

Financial Literacy Coordinator

x

 

 

 

 x

x

x

x

 

x

 x

 

  

Yes

TRI Productions
Financial Literacy

x

x

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

 

  

Yes

Visa USA
Practical Money Skills for Life

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

  

No

Washington Mutual
WaMoola For L.I.F.E. ™ Budget Basics, grades 9-12

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

Yes

Washington Mutual
WaMoola For L.I.F.E. ™ Checking Basics, grades 9-12

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

  

Yes

Washington Mutual
WaMoola For L.I.F.E. ™ Credit Basics, grades 9-12

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

  

Yes

Washington Mutual
WaMoola for L.I.F.E. ™ Savings and Investments, 9-12

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

  

Yes

Wells Fargo
Hands On Banking - El futuro en tus manos (updated 2007)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

Wells Fargo
Hands On Banking - El futuro en tus manos (updated 2010)

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

x

  

Yes

XPC Systems, LLC
Controlling Your Cash

x

x

 

 

x

x

 

x

x

x

x

 

  

No

EverFi Financial Literacy Platform
EverFi, Inc.

xxx xx xxxx xxYes

 

Contacts

Julie Brelsford, Statewide Social Studies Coordinator
julie.brelsford@tea.state.tx.us
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581


Curriculum Division
curriculum@tea.state.tx.us
(512) 463-9581 

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