About the Program

Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids!

Discovery Education and Jackson Charitable Foundation are proud to present Cha-Ching Money Smart Kids! This partnership amplifies this engaging and fun financial literacy program, extending its impact to schools and homes across America.

Join the Cha-Ching band as they prepare kids grades K-6 with the knowledge, tools and practice they need to make informed decisions to reach their goals and dreams.

Developed in partnership with Jackson Charitable Foundation and children’s education expert, Dr. Alice Wilder, the storylines have been written around the four key concepts of money: Earn, Save, Spend, and Donate.

Program Overview

Program Overview Video

Getting into the Groove of Financial Literacy

Join the Cha-Ching Band as they make financial literacy strike a chord with young learners. Colorful characters take students on music-filled adventures that bring to life the four pillars of financial literacy: Earn, Save, Spend, and Donate.

Website Overview

Getting Started

Learn More About the Resources Available

Dive into Cha-Ching™ Money Smart Kids resources with the help of this quick introductory video. Find out how to easily navigate resources and learn more about each lesson using key vocabulary, standards alignment, and more.

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About the Partners

Jackson Charitable Foundation

Jackson Charitable Foundation’s vision is for all Americans to have the strong personal finance skills that allow people to live fuller, more self-directed lives. The 501(c)(3) private operating Foundation, is the charitable-giving arm of Jackson National Life Insurance Company®. The Foundation works with Jackson associates and world-class partners to provide economic opportunities that build strong communities. Follow the Jackson Charitable Foundation at jacksoncharitablefoundation.org, on Facebook at @JacksonCharitableFoundation and on Twitter at @JacksonFdn.

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Discovery Education

Discovery Education is the worldwide edtech leader whose state-of-the-art digital platform supports learning wherever it takes place. Through its award-winning multimedia content, instructional supports, and innovative classroom tools, Discovery Education helps educators deliver equitable learning experiences engaging all students and supporting higher academic achievement on a global scale. Discovery Education serves approximately 4.5 million educators and 45 million students worldwide, and its resources are accessed in nearly 100 countries and territories. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc., Discovery Education partners with districts, states, and trusted organizations to empower teachers with leading edtech solutions that support the success of all learners. Explore the future of education at www.discoveryeducation.com.

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