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OUR WORKSHOPS

 

Every Journey Begins with a Single Step

The learning journey at GROW Academy is broken into three simple, successive steps. Our financial literacy workshops are delivered by passionate, knowledgeable experts in the local financial community, and instruction is grounded in our evidence-based core curriculum. We serve all youth, ranging from small children to young adults, and our delivery methods are tailored to the developmental needs of each group of students. We believe that financial literacy is a lifelong journey, but together we can achieve a brighter financial future.

 
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STEP 1:

PERSONAL FINANCE

This 90-minute workshop equips students with the knowledge they need to successfully manage their financial lives and create the optimal conditions for growth. Key topics include:


  • Psychology of Spending

  • Financial Awareness

  • Smart Budgeting 

  • Managing Bills 

  • Savings Strategies

  • Understanding Taxes

  • Paycheck Basics

  • Self-Directed Goals

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STEP 2:

MANAGING DEBT

This 90-minute workshop takes the mystery out of managing debt and teaches students how to strengthen their financial life through healthy debt management practices. Topics include:

  • Benefits & Drawbacks of Debt

  • Avoiding Common Pitfalls

  • Getting Out of Trouble

  • Basics of FICO Score

  • Credit Score Optimization

  • Credit Cards

  • Car Loans & Mortgages

  • Student Loans

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STEP 3:

SAVING & INVESTING

This 90-minute workshop builds upon the groundwork laid in the first two workshops and teaches students how to grow their financial future by saving and investing. Topics include:


  • Smart Savings Goals

  • Paying Yourself First

  • Putting Money to Work

  • Understanding Yield

  • Savings Accounts 

  • Retirement Savings 

  • Investing Basics

  • Wise Growth Strategies

 

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