Resources

 

Ways to save | For Families | For Teachers | For the Community

A child’s path to success is paved with the support of their family, school, and community. Want to learn about budgeting, change the address on your child’s account, or see some research about programs like ours? Check out this list of resources and ways to get the most out of the KickStart to Career program.

Ways to save

  • Your child can earn money through savings matches, program participation, and special achievements.
  • Your child can bring in spare change and savings on school KickStart Days.
  • You can make deposits at any branch.

For Families

Books About Money for Kids [pdf]

Local Programs for Financial Education:

Goodwill – MoneyWorks: offers a variety of financial services, support, and coaching
Stewards in Action (SIA)– classes and workshops for adults
Love Inc.– budgeting and money management classes for adults
GreenPath – financial counseling, and free online classes and resources
MSU Extension – financial literacy in the 4-H program, adult money management classes
Boys and Girls Club – Money Matters: promotes financial responsibility and independence, ages 13-18

Program Forms:

Change of Address Form
Opt Out Form

For Teachers

National Education Association-Teaching Financial Literacy
Banzai-Financial Literacy Software

For the Community

Research:

Research from Prosperity Now about Children’s Savings Accounts [pdf]
Complimenting a Promise Program with a Children’s Savings Account [pdf]

Websites:
These sites detail national efforts in the Children’s Savings Account field.

Prosperity Now
Campaign for Every Kid’s Future