Focusing on giving students not only the “how” but more importantly the “why” of financial literacy, these programs change the mind-set and ultimately the future choices of its students. Regular feedback from parents explains student’s new-found desire to open savings and investment accounts. Students are even questioning parents more about their family’s financial decisions after participation in a Wealthy Habits program.
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Impacting College Interns
The organization provides life changing experiences to not only the students who go through our programs, but also to those who teach them. The intern instructor experience provides these undergraduates with an opportunity like no other that provides them a lifetime of practical knowledge about finance and the world around them. To date, the organization has afforded the intern opportunity to 27 individuals.
While training for summer 2018 proved to be a little more complicated than before due to the four different areas of focus, the summer exceeded our expectations. The instructors were able to focus on their strengths and teach the subject they were most passionate about. A full week of instruction allowed the nine interns to get to know each other and practice presenting. While they we able to impact the lives of the students that attended summer programs, the experience changed their lives as well. See page 5 for Ashley Miller’s Story.
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