The charitable arm of Jackson National Life Insurance Company, which has a large office in Franklin, will donate Dave Ramsey’s personal finance curriculum to 500 high schools.
Jackson is giving $1 million to bring Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum to high school during this school year.
This is the second year that Jackson has sponsored the curriculum. Last year, the company donated $500,000 to sponsor curriculum in 250 high schools.
The company estimated that the curriculum will serve more than 40,000 high school students.
“Together with Ramsey Education, we are committed to supporting high school educators by helping them effectively teach the important subject of personal finance in the classroom,” Jackson Charitable Foundation’s executive director Danielle Robinson said. “Young people who understand how money works have the power to change generations, building stronger individuals, families and communities.”
The curriculum features video lessons taught by Dave Ramsey and other Ramsey Solutions finance teachers. The online course has more than 12 hours of video and encourages students to set financial goals, such as saving $500 or applying for college grants and scholarships.
More than 4 million students have already taken Ramsey’s course.