financial literacy

Eating Girl Scout Cookies Helps Kids Learn About Money

When you purchase a box of Girl Scout Cookies you’re supporting more than just a girl’s troop activities—you’re also supporting her financial education. Time magazine reports, “Students receive little financial education at school and have repeatedly failed broad tests measuring their mastery of basic personal finance and economic concepts. Just 14 states require high schools to offer a course in personal finance…” The Girl Scout Cookie Program helps fill that gap by teaching girls essential skills that will help them in business […]

Empowering Girls to Make Smart Financial Decisions with the Girl Scout Cookie Program

Forbes ran a column this month about the power financial literacy gives to women in their households and their workplaces. The column states that introducing girls to financial literacy at an early age prepares them for healthy relationships and the gives them the confidence that they can take care of themselves. The Girl Scout Cookie Program helps girls set financial goals and gain the confidence they need to ultimately take control of their own financial future. The money management skills the program […]

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