Student Resources

LifeSmarts Our Office is the state coordinator for this FREE, online, youth consumer education competition.  Check out the LifeSmarts Hawaii website for local information about the current program year and how to register online.

Hawaii Stock Market Simulation Our Office sponsors Hawaii SMS – an interactive educational tool for grades 3-12 that teaches students about the U.S. Securities Market.

The following is a list of links to web sites in which you will find useful investment information.  These links are for students and adults alike, who want to learn how to navigate the world of securities investments.  The information on these sites range from investing, to regulatory agencies to contact for further information, to the many types of scams and swindles investors must learn to avoid.  Some other sites explain the role and scope of the different exchanges where securities are traded.

Alliance for Investor Education

American Savings Education Council

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

Commodity Futures Trading Commission  (CFTC)

Consumer Federation of America

Council for Economic Education

Hawaii Council on Economic Education (HCEE)

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Jump$tart Coalition

National Business Education Association

Nasdaq Stock Market

National Association of Investors Corporation

National Futures Association

New York Stock Exchange

North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA)

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Teens and Investing

Treasury Direct

United States Mint

U.S. Department of Treasury