Programs for youth offered to help build practical knowledge with an Introduction to Financial Literacy concepts and tools blending use of in-class and out-of-class experiences in NYC. By developing teens awareness and getting comfortable talking about money we strive to develop financial acumen, a skill that can be learned and will help students use good judgment and help in better decision making.
Participant Benefits include:
- Create intentional personal plans (1 and 5 year), profile/bio/resume
- Aspire to reach goals personally and with network(s)
- Practice & Learn Practical Financial Literacy Concepts
- Investing, Saving, Giving reviewed taking into account each person’s unique relationship with money as well as their personal aims
- Time Value of Money, budgets, balance sheets, income statements, taxes, insurance, credit/debt, retirement, social security, job process
- Assess, monitor and help manage risks (debit/credit, credit score, privacy)
- Learn by doing with NYC experiences and professionals
Program commitment of ~30+ hours that combines 16 hours in-class and 14 hours out-of-class with students visiting the Mu$eum of American Finance, Wall Street, the Federal Reserve, touring a non-profit, one-on-one interview with professionals in the finance industry.
Pilot Program: $500 per participant suggested donation payable to Economic Ventures, a 501c3 non-profit organization. Charitable organization letter and receipt of donation can be furnished upon request. Funds will be used to provide scholarships for at-risk youth in a summer program teaching economic and financial literacy through entrepreneurship.