This workshop will help staff teach their youth about being responsible with credit cards and understanding the differences between the different types of credit. This session will cover:
- Understand the purpose and benefit of credit cards
- Avoid the misuse and dangers of credit cards
- Credit card vs. cash
- Comparing credit cards- APR, annual fee, rewards
- How to avoid credit fraud
This session is intended for staff providing financial literacy support and training to high school age youth.
Fostering Financial Literacy for Youth is a four-part workshop series designed to equip afterschool program staff with the knowledge, tools and resources to teach their high-school age youth to become financially savvy and in control of their financial futures. Participants will be provided with provided financial literacy resources and lesson plans. The training includes a training of trainer session to help in transferring the information to youth. Fostering Financial Literacy for Youth is funded by Voya.