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Recommended for ages 14-17

Participants will be exposed to key concepts about paychecks, such as: the differences between gross and net income, details on pay stub (i.e. payroll deductions, and taxes), and payroll forms such as the I-9, W-2, and W-4.  

To create the optimal experience, each session is limited to 100 participants.

cartoon hand holding a dollar and text reading my first job
1.50 hour(s)

Recommended for Ages 14-17

Explore the key differences between wants and needs and discuss opportunity costs and trade-offs. Learn to write personal checks and record transactions in a check register.  Key differences and appropriate uses of debit cards, credit cards, and cash are discussed.  

To create the optimal experience, each session is limited to 100 participants.

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1.50 hour(s)

Recommended for ages 10-16

Identify what it takes to become financially independent by setting S.M.A.R.T.E.R. goals, creating a written financial plan, and distinguishing between needs and wants. Explore how investing in your own personal human capital can increase the likelihood of career success. Working in teams, participants will develop a creative presentation synthesizing their knowledge of the targeted financial and goal-setting concepts and skills.

To create the optimal experience, each session is limited to 100 participants.

financial icons shaped like a head
1.50 hour(s)

Recommended for ages 15-18

Explore costs related to funding higher education. Navigate the financial aid process (FAFSA) and develop strategies to pay for college by evaluating current and future financial means as compared to anticipated financial commitment. Discussion on the hidden costs of college and possible financial resources available are outlined. Parents or guardians of the student who will be applying for financial aid are strongly encouraged to attend.

To create the optimal experience, each session is limited to 100 participants.

cartoon graduation cap
1.50 hour(s)

Recommended for ages 15-18

Participate in the creation and implementation of a realistic budget through a simulated experience. An occupation, income, and obligatory expenses are assigned with a spending plan. Learn to record all transactions using a spend/debit register. Debrief on personal experiences and skills acquired to create and enhance your own budget.

To create the optimal experience, each session is limited to 100 participants.

mad city money text with decorative graphics
1.50 hour(s)