CALIFORNIA JUMP$TART TEACHING RESOURCES DIRECTORY
By www.cajumpstart.org
Take advantage of our recently published online library of financial education resources for teachers, parents, and anyone committed to financial smarts for students.

TEACHING CHILDREN ABOUT MONEY IN LOCKDOWN
By Lucy Warwick-Ching, www.ft.com
Along with identifying different plants in the garden, calculating fractions and learning who Boudicca was, this week I’ve also been trying to teach my children about the value of money.

Like millions of working parents up and down the country, my husband and I became temporary teachers overnight after UK schools closed and lockdown began on March 23 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.


U.S. SAVINGS RATE HITS RECORD 33%
By Maggie Fitzgerald, www.cnbc.com
The coronavirus crisis has Americans hoarding more money than ever as widespread fear paralyzes consumer spending habits.

The personal savings rate hit a historic 33% in April, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis said Friday. This rate — how much people save as a percentage of their disposable income — is by far the highest since the department started tracking in the 1960s. April’s mark is up from 12.7% in March.


THE BIGGEST LESSON KIDS WILL LEARN DURING THE CORONAVIRUS
By Michelle Fox, www.cnbc.org
The financial hardships many Americans are now facing may have an unintended effect on their children — it may actually help their kids develop a money mindset very early.

Just like children of the Depression emerged as frugal spenders, those experiencing the coronavirus pandemic may also learn important financial lessons.


SUMMER 2020 TEACHER CHALLENGE!
By www.budgetchallenge.com
Attention Teachers! If you teach a personal finance, economics, CTE, business, math or life skills class, the Budget Challenge Teacher Challenge can help you make a smooth transition to virtual, distance, or hybrid learning. No need to reinvent the wheel this summer. Teacher Challenge lets you test drive the best personal finance program for both in-class and distance learning. Let’s face it, you’ll need to be ready for ANYTHING when schools reopen, and we want to help.

FINANCIAL LITERACY GO ONLINE DURING PANDEMIC
By Keristen Holmes, www.abc10.com
ABC10’s Keristen Holmes has volunteered with Junior Achievement (JA) for years. It's a program that teaches kids the financial tips they don't typically learn at school. It also brings real-world careers inside of the classroom. Now they’re taking their mission of “Inspiring Tomorrows” online because of the coronavirus pandemic.