That’s why Boys & Girls Clubs pair youth with supportive Club mentors and volunteers to develop the financial skills that can lead to workplace readiness, lifelong financial stability and overall success.
For almost 20 years, Money Matters: Make it Count has taught teens how to set goals, budget, save and invest. In addition to staff-led financial literacy sessions, young people practice their financial decision-making skills through fun, engaging digital tools and games. Teens who complete Money Matters show improved financial management skills, including saving money and sticking to a budget.
Teens can access digital financial literacy tools on MyFuture – a social media platform featuring activities from Boys & Girls Club programs. It’s easy to get started and you don’t have to be a Boys & Girls Club member to participate.
Try Money Matters on MyFuture today!
Find a Boys & Girls Club in your community and ask if they offer Money Matters: Make it Count.
Money Matters is supported by Charles Schwab Foundation.
Financial literacy for kids can prepare young people to avoid debt, understand money management and be ready to budget.
When getting ready for college, many teens miss out on an important step – understanding personal finances that support everything from buying groceries to keeping savings and scholarships in order. First-generation college student Sierra M. (18), shares how her Boys & Girls Club helped her prepare for life after high school.
Eastwood Y. from Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington was named Money Matters Ambassador to help peers learn about saving, spending and other financial tips