Fostering Bright Financial Futures
Financial Beginnings provides engaging, age-appropriate programs for youth. Financial Beginnings’ programs are always provided at no cost to partner or participant. Programs are full-service, meaning Financial Beginnings supplies all curriculum and supplemental materials, which are mailed to schools or community groups who schedule programming. Financial Beginnings also provides trained volunteers who teach the lessons of each program.
Teachers and community organizations: sign up for programming by contacting your local affiliate.
Introducing Youth to the World of Personal Finance
From learning to identify coins, to more complex topics like budgeting and distinguishing needs from wants, participants learn responsibility and establish a solid footing for a bright financial future.
Helping Youth Relate Personal Financial Decisions to Local and Global Economies
Taught through an interactive, game-like format, participants have the opportunity to frame personal financial decisions within the larger local and global economies.
Providing High School Students and Adults Detailed Introduction to Key Financial Concepts
Covering such foundational concepts as banking, budgeting, credit, investing, and risk management, participants gain a solid understanding of personal finance essentials through hands-on learning.
Providing High School and College Students Lessons on Career, College, and Money Management
Focusing on strategies to financially prepare for post-secondary education, students learn about career paths, comparing schools, financing college, reducing debt accumulation, and managing debt after college.