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Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy
Save Me a Seat

Topics: Budget/Income/Expenses, Bill Paying, Building Good Credit, Credit Card Management, Identity Theft Protection
Audience: Students, Parents, Community

“Money doesn't ensure happiness, but neither does poverty”

This program teaches the building blocks of money management so it doesn't become an issue further down the road.


Budgeting is a fundamental skill that everyone should know, but many don't. A good budget can help you track your income and expenses, save money and reach your financial goals.
 

Bill Paying is another essential skill that can help you stay on top of your finances and avoid late fees. Learning the tricks of how to always pay your bills on time and in full can help you build good credit and save money in the long run.
 

Building Good Credit is essential for getting a loan, renting an apartment or even getting a job.
 

Credit Cards can be used to build good credit, but mismanagement of them can be a major source of debt. This program will teach you how to use credit cards responsibly by paying your bill in full each month and avoiding interest charges. Managing your debt and avoiding unnecessary inquiries is a way to be in control of your financial future.
 

Identity Theft is a serious problem that can have a devastating impact on your finances. This program will teach you how to protect yourself from identity theft by being aware of the risks, monitoring your credit report and taking steps to secure your personal information.

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