Space is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
Canadian youth are growing up in a time in which spending is easier than ever and debt is a way of life.
Personal Finance is JA’s new financial literacy program for Grade 9-12 students. The program teaches students personal money management skills including the key elements of personal finance such as spending wisely, budgeting, saving, investing and using credit.
The JA Personal Finance program supports the Ontario curriculum and Financial Literacy Scope and Sequence of Expecations.
In this interactive program students will:
Recognize the role income plays in personal finances
Discover the importance of planning their financial decisions
Identify high-dollar items and unexpected costs that require savings
Learn the importance of making and keeping a spending plan
Consider the types of expenditures that might go into a monthly budget
Express the need to make good credit decisions to avoid costly consequences
Assess potential risks to their personal finances
Learn preventative methods to limit potential losses
By the end of the program, students will have a personal finance plan and clear goals for their financial security.