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How to Add Financial Literacy to Your Existing Program



2 Hours

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About This Course

This course explores how to add a financial literacy initiative to your existing program. In this course, you will explore:

  • Reasons why a financial literacy program may be added
  • Various structures and models for teaching financial literacy
  • What to look for in a curriculum and where to find it
  • How to recruit and train volunteer instructors
  • Ways to assess whether your financial literacy program is working

During this course, you will be introduced to several curricula and a tool to help evaluate them. You will download valuable resources, such as pre- and post-class surveys.

Some of the information for this course comes from Control Your Money, a New Readers Press publication that can be used as a supplement to any adult education class, or as part of a financial literacy program. Topics include spending plans, types of bank accounts, understanding credit reports, and a glossary of terms.

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