Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission

Education: Worth the Investment

Together, we are working to improve the lives of Tennesseans through financial literacy by providing innovative educational resources to Tennessee schools and families

"We believe Tennessee should lead the nation in the area of financial literacy."

- Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr.

Investing in education. Investing in Tennessee.

Filling the critical need for financial education is a worthwhile investment that leads to both measurable and immeasurable rewards in the lives of Tennesseans and the future of our state.

The Commission continues to broaden its reach and impact, while helping all Tennesseans improve their financial futures.

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Resources for Youth
Resources for Adults
Resources for Teachers

Empowering Tennesseans of all ages

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission recognizes the importance of sound financial practices and education for Tennesseans of all ages and has accomplished the following through the program to date:

  • 4,400+ educators in Tennessee trained in the Financial Fitness for Life curriculum
  • Worked with school districts to implement custom financial education solutions
  • Delivered more than 37,857 hours of interactive learning to 179 Tennessee schools through The Vault
  • Launched the Financial Empowerment Resource Library for adults, featuring convenient modules on key financial topics

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Making an impact: The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission

The Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission was created by the Financial Literacy Program Act of 2010 that was signed into law on June 23, 2010.

Our Mission

The mission of the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission is to improve the lives of Tennesseans through financial literacy by providing innovative educational resources to Tennessee schools and families.

Treasurer Lillard with students and staff of Elizabethtown Elementary in Tennessee during financial education event

Our Vision

We want Tennessee to lead the country in the area of financial literacy. Specifically, we want to lead the country in college savings per capita, retirement savings per capita, and have the lowest debt per citizen.

Addressing a critical need

Did you know? Only 24% of millennials can correctly answer basic financial wellness questions.


Learn how the Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission is making an impact across Tennessee.

View TNFLC annual reports

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Contact Us

Have questions about financial education?  We're here to help!

Bill Parker, Director

(615) 532.5892

tn.flc@tn.gov

Mailing Address

Tennessee Financial Literacy Commission
P.O. Box 198782

Nashville, TN  37219-2956