Kids from Montague Elementary School in Siskiyou, California spent time this summer learning what it takes to create their own business through the Y.E.S (Young Entrepreneurs Succeed) Camp. Montague Elementary partnered with Siskiyou Central Credit Union (Siskiyou CCU) to hold the week-long summer camp with grant support from the Foundation. Siskiyou CCU helped teach […]



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  On this super-sized podcast, we have an unprecedented three guests to discuss the Life Simulation exercise and will get three interesting perspectives on how to leverage it. First, what is the Life Simulation? The Life Simulation experience is designed to help people begin to understand what it might be like to live in a […]



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  In this special summer episode, it seemed appropriate to highlight a unique financial education event from Tallahassee-Leon FCU. The MBA Summer Camp, or “Mini Billionaire’s Academy” is a fun summer camp program that uses experiential learning to teach kids about money. The Foundation has been familiar with the program as they’ve been a previous recipient of a Biz […]



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  The Foundation is a huge believer in experiential learning, or learning by “doing”. One example of this is high school Reality Fairs, which is an interactive fair for high school students to help prepare them for their financial futures. Today, 26 states are offering students Reality Fair Programs – 14 of which can be […]



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  This episode of “Murmurings” expands upon our last one, talking about one of our favorite financial education programs, Biz Kid$. As a reminder, Biz Kid$ is a financial literacy initiative launched nationally in 2008 that teaches kids about money and business. It is the first national public television series promoting financial education for elementary through high school […]



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