Money Works Financial Literacy Courses
Financial Literacy Courses
Our 8-week program is designed to give students the tools and knowledge to succeed financially. Students will be taught a range of topics from investing to running business to understanding credit.
Why Financial Literacy and - Why Now?
Kids need to know where the value of money comes from and where money is made, saved, and lost. A true financial literacy programs gives students skills that last a lifetime.
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Who is this program for?
This eight-week program is ideal for students who want to expand their understanding of money, finance and budgeting. Students will learn where money comes from, what is the uses of money in our society.
- elementary school students: This program will address topics such as: Where does money come from?, Credit & Debit: Borrowing Basics, Risk Money: Dealing with Risk, Money Management: Planning How to Use Your Resources, and Saving Money.
- middle school students: This program will address topics such as: Credit & Debit: Understanding Credit, Financial Decision Making: Spotting Advertisements, Saving & Investing: Beginning to Save, and Planning & Money Management: Creating a Spending Plan
- high school students: This program will address topics such as: Financial Decision Making: Preventing Financial Fraud, Income & Careers: Making Informed Career Decisions, Saving & Investing: Planning for the Future, and Stock Market: Buying Stocks.
Over the course of this eight-week program, you will learn the principles of financial literacy. Specifically:
- you will acquire knowledge about how to succeed financially
- you will apply what you have learned to real-life problems
- you will expand your understanding of money management
What Makes Money Grow?
How Banks Work
Saving for Retirement
Running a Business
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Activities and assignments in each module demonstrate your understanding of concepts
New information is connected to existing knowledge and real-world tasks