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Financial Footings- Step 1Beginning with basic information, from how to identify coins and bills to more complex topics related to the budget and objectives, students may accumulate the necessary knowledge to make the right decisions in the future. The program designed for Kindergarten through second grade, has four modules which are usually divided into eight segments of twenty minutes each, in order to suit the needs of each group’s time. Each module contains an activity designed for younger students and one for older students.
Financial Footings- Step 2The Financial Footings Step 2 program provides youth an introduction to the world of personal finance. These presenters can truly connect with youth by delivering an engaging and relevant program.
Financial FramingsFinancial Beginnings is excited to debut its Financial Framings program for middle school students. This new program provides finance education while framing personal financial decisions within the larger local and global economies. Curriculum is taught through an interactive, game-like format, which engages students by presenting real-world economic scenarios.
Pathways to Post-Secondary SuccessThe Pathways program helps students successfully transition from high school to post-secondary education (and beyond) through informed and proactive financial decisions. Pathways helps students navigate the complex maze of financial decisions – from loan agreements to household budgeting to choosing a career – that accompanies adulthood.
Financial Foundations- BankingBanking is important to understand because participation in banking services is typically one’s first exposure to the financial world. Having a strong relationship with a financial institution and properly managing a bank account can provide a strong foundation for future financial transactions one might require. In this section, we introduce financial institutions, how they work and how you can utilize them in managing your money.
Financial Foundations- BudgetingBudgeting is the foundation of personal financial planning. Budgeting allows us to manage our money by tracking our income and expenses. Since every person is different, it is important to know how to create a budget to use for our own specific needs.
Financial Foundations- CreditIn today’s economic society it would be rare to not use credit to pay for items such as a large purchase, car repairs or any type of emergency situation. Credit can be an overwhelming topic, but understanding credit is critical for managing one’s finances responsibly, as credit can affect many aspects of your life.