Financial Capability Series: The Future is Now – for ages 14-18

This series is focused on guiding teens to build financial skills for real-world experiences. Themes include employment, financial tools, budgeting, and setting goals.

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My Vehicle to Freedom: How to Navigate an Auto Purchase Without Getting Lost
Recommended for ages 16+
Apply a planned buying process to identify needs and wants in making an informed automobile purchase. Compare earnings to vehicle cost and identify guidelines for using debt responsibly.

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How Do I Pay for That? Understanding Checking Accounts, Credit Cards, and Cash
Recommended for ages 14-17
Explore key differences and appropriate uses of debit cards, credit cards, and cash.

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Paying for Higher Education
Recommended for ages 15-18
Explore costs related to funding higher education. Navigate the financial aid process (FAFSA) and develop strategies to pay for college.

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