Author: HSFPP

Stories of Impact: Former Student Credits Success to Personal Finance

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10/12/2018
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Coming from a lower-middle class, single-mother home, Ada credits her success to not only working hard and being dedicated but also to taking Personal Finance which taught her to make SMART choices, budget wisely and let her money work for her. Read the full story of impact from HSFPP instructor Mary Bristol. Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact: Financial Education Gives Student Permission to Dream

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10/12/2018
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After a lesson about financial planning, you could see the light bulb go on! Her eyes lit up. She asked several questions and we did multiple scenarios to show her how she could dream bigger and accomplish goals. Read the full story of impact from HSFPP instructor Andrea. Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact: Credit Code of Behavior Statements Lead to Thoughtful Conversations

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10/12/2018
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They were all very fearful of having poor credit scores, and this helped them to develop goals for their credit use after high school. It is moments like this – when I hear they are going home to discuss with their parents – which I love as an educator. Read the full story of impact from HSFPP instructor Laurie Gardner. Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact: When Students Become Teachers

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10/12/2018
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The common theme from all three of these students was "the earlier you expose kids to this, the more of an opportunity they will have to be successful as an adult." It opens up a dialogue with students early on that they hopefully will carry into their households. Read the full story of impact from HSFPP instructor Amanda de Fays. Continue Reading→

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Stories of Impact: Investment Lesson Inspires Student to Open IRA

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10/12/2018
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He knew that he should take more risk when he is young and slowly lower his risk as he nears retirement. He also asked questions about diversifying and then set up an automatic transfer of money from his checking account each month to take advantage of dollar cost averaging. Read the full story of impact from HSFPP instructor Kayla Bousum. Continue Reading→

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