Unit 11. Financial Literacy and Personal Finance

Course Description:

Participants will learn and develop knowledge of financial literacy by understanding the ABC's of checking, savings and investment accounts, and the importance of maintaining a healthy checking account. They will develop an appreciation for setting financial goals, building monthly budgets, establishing and maintaining good credit, proper use of credit cards, managing credit issues and and securing tax records.

Goal:

Youth will learn the basics of financial literacy and personal finance. They will learn the concepts of banking services and will understand what it means to have a successful financial plan.

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