State-by-State Assessment of Personal Finance Education Standards

State Department of Education Link 

Stand-Alone Personal Finance Standards


Nebraska does not have stand-alone standards; they are embedded in the social studies curriculum. 

Personal Finance Standards in Career and Technical Education (CTE), Family and Consumer Sciences 


Family and Consumer Sciences offers a course entitled Consumer Economics, which includes the study of personal and family financial literacy. Montana utilizes the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards. 

Business, Marketing and Management has a course entitled Personal Finance. The goal of Personal Finance is to help students to become financially responsible, conscientious members of society. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Social Studies or Economics Standards 


There are financial literacy standards embedded throughout the social studies curriculum grades K-12. 

Personal Finance Embedded in Mathematics Common Core Standards 


Personal Finance or Financial Literacy Course Required for Graduation or Required to be Offered


While there are some standards embedded within the social studies curriculum there is not a stand-alone course for financial literacy. 

State Assessment of Personal Finance Required