Becoming Financially Literate
Managing money isn't just for Wall Street, it's essential to our daily lives.

It’s never too early to start learning smart money management. How can you begin saving more money, budgeting for expenses, planning for college costs, using credit wisely, and helping your peers improve their financial literacy? How would you help a teen living in poverty improve his economic situation?

Did you know...
  • It could take you up 2.5 years to pay off a $250 credit card balance?
  • The average college tuition at a public university is $13,600 a year?
  • The minute you drive a new car off the lot, it loses almost 10% of its value?
  • If you save just $2 a day, you would have saved over $2,000 in four years?
  • More than 16 million American children live in poverty?
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Financial Literacy
 
How can you help?
Advocate for policies to improve and protect our health.
Increase Awareness of health risks and prevention strategies.
Help Kids in your area become more active and health-wise.
Raise Funds for organizations that help promote health and wellness.
Organizations & Resources

These organizations are trying to help kids become financially literate:

 


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