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Preparing Today's Student's For a Lifetime of Financial Literacy

Annual Fundraising Dinner

FINANCIAL LITERACY LESSONS FOR STUDENTSDid you know that only about 1/6 of NJ schools who are required to teach financial literacy to students report teaching personal finance related skills?

 

Bill Spadea, host of the Morning Drive Show on NJ 101.5 and Chasing News, which airs weeknights on Fox Television in New York and Philly be tackling the issue of financial literacy education in our schools and communities as the guest speaker at DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation’s Annual Fundraising Dinner.

 

Whether at school or in the home, 95% of U.S. youth are not receiving the instruction they need to make healthy financial decisions or understand the basic tenets of being financially literate. DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation Inc. (DMFLF) a 501 c3 is working to close the financial literacy gap in our country and build stronger, financially literate communities.

 

All proceeds to support DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation and implementation of The FitKit Youth Financial Literacy HS Program in local schools.

 

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A financially FIT America™

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DoughMain Financial Literacy Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to building a better tomorrow by educating students today, in order to forge a financially literate America.


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What is “Financial Literacy”?

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Financial literacy [fi-nan-shuh l lit-er-uh-see] The ability to understand how money works in the world

How someone manages to earn or make it
How that person manages it
How he/she invests it (turn it into more)
How that person donates it to help others.

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How You Can Help

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Who We Are And What We Do

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60% of Americans Spend without a Budget

2015 Survey conducted by ACA International

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75% of college graduates are financially illiterate.

2014 study by JumpStartCoalition for Personal Financial Literacy

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The Good News
Financial education is increasingly becoming a required topic.
 
 
The Bad News
Teachers lack the resources to effectively teach personal finances.
 

Stories of Success

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During the Spring of 2017 (2% of the school student population), our FitKit H.S. Youth Financial Literacy Program became popular among students with 20% of the student population and growing now requesting the course be added to their schedules.

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Test Your Financial Literacy

43% of Americans and 67% of the world population failed to pass this five question financial literacy test. Can you pass it?

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What Teachers are Saying

“The 2008 financial crisis displayed the need for personal finance courses, and this curriculum certainly fills that need.”

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“The videos add an amazing element to the already engaging curriculum, which students love.”

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“The hands-on and real life connections which students make are incredible.”

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“I feel confident that the next generation of Americans will be better prepared, if they have the opportunity to complete this course.”

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“This modern approach to the contemporary concept of personal finance fits right in with 21st Century teens.”

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