Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Resources

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) provides opportunities supporting a wide variety of programming relating to personal finance, financial literacy and consumer services/resources.

For a wealth of financil literacy resources available through Alliance for FCS partners, refer to the sources below.

Home Baking Association Resources

NEAFCS Resources

Through Extension programs across the nation, Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Educators provide a multitude of Educational opportunities to meet the needs of diverse audiences. To learn more about the impact that extension educators have relating to a variety of financial topics, see the following Impact Statements:

Financial Management  2023 Financial Management (

Other resources:

NEAFCS Living Well Month resources:

NEAFCS Facebook page:

FCCLA Resources

Competitive Events – FCCLA offers many events for FCCLA members that focus on Finance activities and topics. 

  Competitive Events Career Pathways - The attached flyer categorizes the events into the career pathways FCCLA members focus on.

  2022-2023 Competitive Events Information Sheets – highlights all the events offered by FCCLA.

FCCLA Membership Survey – FCCLA works with Encourage to survey our members about FCS Classes, careers, and trends.  Attached is an overview of the national survey data.


Financial Fitness - engages members in teaching one another how to earn, spend, save, and protect money wisely. Through FCCLA’s Financial Fitness program, members plan and carry out projects that help them and their peers learn to become wise financial managers and smart consumers. FCCLA members can build their peers’ financial literacy and teach them skills for managing their finances.


Financial Fitness Units

   Earning - sharpen on-the-job financial fitness

   Spending - track and plan personal spending

   Saving - conquer bank accounts, credit, and investments

   Protecting - keep financial and personal interests safe

Purchase Financial Fitness here:


Financial Literacy Lesson Plan – Cosswalked to FCS Standards, this lesson plan was developed in collaboration with the AFSA Education Foundation which includes access to:

   Five activities

   Free personal finance curriculum MoneySKILL

   Identified links to FCCLA National Programs and STAR Events


PDF documents:

  • 2022-2023 Competitive Events Information Sheet
  • Career Pathways Flyer
  • CE Career Pathways Poster
  • FCCLA Student Research 2022-2023
  • Student Body Info Sheet – 2023
  • Financial Fitness Info Sheet