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Colorado Academic Standards - Personal Financial Literacy Resource Bank


Teaching the Personal Financial Literacy expectations embedded within the Colorado Academic Standards is supported through a wide array of free instructional resources. This webpage lists classroom resources for K-12, educator professional development, scholarship opportunities for students, and instructional tools for teaching personal finance. If you are an educator in Colorado and have suggestions for a great free resource please email Tory Tripp. For additional opportunities please check Professional Development.


Elementary School resource Elementary

Middle School resource Middle

High School resource High

Free resource Free

Professional Development Professional Development

JA Our City

JA Our City featuring Cha-Ching introduces students to financial literacy, including how people manage their money and the importance of economic exchange within a city. Students learn the role of an entrepreneur by designing and constructing a pop-up business. Engaging music videos enhance each lesson.

Type of Resource:

  • Curriculum
  • Volunteer Led


  • Budgeting
  • Civics
  • Economics
  • Personal Finance


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