Youth who learn good money habits early on will carry that knowledge into adulthood and continue on a positive financial path. Share these resources with anyone you know you may benefit from them and check back for updates! 

Elementary/Junior High

  • The United States Mint creates an enjoyable, child-friendly, online learning atmosphere covering topics such as coins and US Mint history by providing a collection of games, cartoons, and news articles.
  • SaveandInvest.org offers Moneytopia, an immersive game that helps you learn more about managing your money while having fun.  The loftier and more costly your big dream, the longer the game will last.
  • Practical Money Skills provides a wealth of interactive personal finance materials for students of all ages: including games such as Financial Football, videos from Khan Academy on a variety of subjects, and comic books showing heroes “saving the day.”

High School

  • Explore careers, investigate avenues for financing college, and watch how real students tackle common dilemmas that college students face through bigfuture brought to you by College Board.
  • Teens Guide to Money is an online tool for teens to learn about money. All the topics covered pertain to current teens or reinforce personal finance skills needed for the future. Topics range from how to gain employment, ways to save, ways to invest, and retirement.
  • First in the Family provides practical advice and lessons taught by high school seniors and (first generation) college students. First in the Family shares personal stories, tips, along with videos they have co-produced, and college planning checklists they have helped create.

Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 (765) 494-4600

© 2014 Purdue University | An equal access/equal opportunity university | Copyright Complaints | Maintained by Division of Financial Aid

If you have trouble accessing this page because of a disability, please contact Division of Financial Aid at mymoney@purdue.edu.