News & Updates

Since our founding in 2000, NH Jump$tart (a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization) has reached thousands of children, teens, parents and teachers with a message of smart consumer behavior and sound financial habits. You can help improve financial literacy in New Hampshire...
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Join Us in Washington DC  this November! The Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference is the only national conference for classroom teachers dedicated to personal finance education in the classroom. Each year, the conference provides PreK-12 educators with financial education resources,...
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As an all-volunteer non-profit organization, we have to rely on donations and sponsor ships to conduct our programs and activities.  Please support our mission by participating in our annual fund-raising campaign. You can make a tax-deductible donation with a credit...
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You may be familiar with our 12 Principles Calendar, which outlines a financial principle each month. Recently, the Jump$tart Coalition’s Education Committee redesigned the principles to better align with the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education. You can follow us...
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Can you afford the life you want? Will you own a car? Where will you live? How will you earn a living? The possibilities are endless, but it may be time for a Reality Check. Fill in the choices on...
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ROBERT KRAFT AND THE NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS FOUNDATION DONATE $275,000 IN THE NAMES OF 2020 MYRA KRAFT COMMUNITY MVP AWARD WINNERS Twenty-six New Englanders were honored by the Kraft family during a virtual ceremony on Oct. 30. Dan Hebert of...
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A BIG THANK YOU to all of our Granite State teachers for all you do in the classroom for our children!  You play a critical role in educating and shaping them: the future leaders of our country. You are kind, patient,...
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Granite State Teachers!  For 2021, we will not be able to conduct Classroom Connections as an in-person event due to continuing challenges being presented by the global pandemic.  In listening to our teachers, we have decided to convert this year’s...
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The New Hampshire Jump$tart Coalition has regretfully decided to cancel the 2020 FinLit300 State Championship event, which was scheduled for April 9, 2021. The decision was made after careful consideration, based on recommendations and advice from our FInLit300 coaches who...
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Governor Sununu acknowledged that “personal financial education is essential for ensuring that the youth of New Hampshire are prepared to manage money and credit wisely and responsibly.” He recognized the “concerned professionals of NH Jump$tart who volunteer their time and...
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Check Your School is the first public national engagement campaign of the Project Groundswell initiative.  The principal goal of Project Groundswell is to increase financial education in our nation’s classrooms 25 percent by the end of 2025.  Supporting goals include increasing...
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The NH Jump$tart Coalition believes that parents remain the singular force for change for the schools in their communities.  Our recently updated statewide survey identifies the specific courses by each NH high school and their district’s graduation requirement. We are...
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