Iowa Jump$tart’s partners • Automated Accounts Management Services • Center for Economic Education at UNI • Center for Financial Success • Citigroup • College Planning Center & Iowa Student Loan • Computer Sciences Corp. (CCS) Credit Services (Equifax) • Consumer Credit of Des Moines • DynaMinds Publishing • Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago • Horizons Consumer Credit Counseling Service
Iowa Jump$tart’s partners • ING • Iowa Association of Business and Industry • Iowa Attorney General’s Office • Iowa Bankers Association • Iowa College Student Aid Commission • Iowa Credit Union League • Iowa Division of Banking • Iowa Insurance Division • Iowa Securities Bureau • Iowa Society of CPAs
Iowa Jump$tart’s partners • Iowa State University Extension • Junior Achievement of Central Iowa, Inc. • Kelly Insurance Center, Drake University • Metropolitan Debt Solutions • Professional Educators of Iowa • TransUnion • University of Iowa Health Care, CDD, Employment Policy Group • Wells Fargo
Iowa Jump$tart Mission… To Improve Financial Literacy of Iowa Youth
Iowa Jump$tart Vision… • To envision a time when all young people will be financially literate and equipped to achieve lifetime financial goals upon graduation from high school.
How literate are Iowa youth? • National survey says Iowans rank highest • Iowans scored 55.7% • National average? 52.4% • 5,775 high school seniors in 37 states
What does Jump$tart do? • Increase awareness • Encourage personal finance courses • Continue training teachers • Provide resources, such as the “Road to Success” powerpoint
What can your Bank do? • You can be a conference sponsor. • You can sponsor a teacher.
Conference Sponsorship • Four levels of giving: Platinum - $4,000 and more; Gold - $2,000; Silver - $1,000, and Bronze - $500 • All sponsors receive name and logo in the program, at least one free registration, and opportunity to place one promotional item in the conference gift bag • The higher the contribution the more benefits you receive
“Sponsor a Teacher” • Bank provides $150 per teacher • Teachers attend conference July 19-20 • Teacher brings back curriculum, ideas • Bank sponsorship publicized • Result? Students benefit
Bankers are part of solution • Boosting teens’ financial literacy means: • Fewer bankruptcies • Less susceptibility to scams & identity theft • Reduced credit card debt • Bigger retirement nest eggs • Home ownership • Smarter money managers
Iowa Jump$tart Coalition www.iajumpstart.org