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Category: Credit & Debit

Kids Money Skills for Teens

Topics: (1 hour) ·         Banking 101 ·         Budgeting (Needs vs Wants) ·         Games/Activities Option to open accounts on site (1 hour): ·         If the youth is under 16, parents will need to bring a valid government-issued ID and social security for the child to open an account. ·         If the youth is 16 and over, they need to have a […]

Using Credit Cards Wisely During the Holidays

Participants in this class will learn the different ways to use your credit cards and strategies for maximizing your credit building goals while staying within a budget. You will learn these in time to implement during the busy holiday season in order to prevent common mistakes made with impulse shopping.

Understanding Credit

Learn reasons why having good credit is important, what’s in your credit report, how to get your credit report for free, and dispute incorrect information. Participants will also learn strategies to establish or rebuild credit and learn how to freeze their credit if needed. There is time at the end of the class for participants […]

Creative Arts Contest Live Event

The Creative Arts Contest is the youth focused fall event sponsored by the St. Louis Regional Financial Empowerment Coalition. The purpose of the contest is to create age appropriate awareness about credit and financial matters. 6th– 8th students are encouraged to answer this year’s Credit Awareness Month question with an original song and accompanying video. This […]

Using Credit Cards Wisely

Participants in this class will learn the different ways to use your credit cards and strategies for maximizing your credit building goals while staying within a budget. Learn to prevent common mistakes made with impulse shopping.