The Money Experience
Learn about money. Without the math.
No matter what you do in life, money will be a part of it. Learn how to make better decisions so you can live the life you’ve dreamed of.
Money. You know it’s important. Yet most young people feel ill-equipped to make critical financial decisions. And good luck getting advice – the jargon is brutal and everyone wants to sell you something. No wonder 71% of young people, like you, say they’d rather go to the DENTIST than talk to their bank.
This workshop is different. It’s about concepts, not math. It’s about how money can help you live the life you want. Through hands-on interactive simulations, you’ll learn how your money decisions impact your quality of life now and in the future. And you’ll learn how to make better choices – all stuff you need to know but never knew how to learn. It’ll even be fun, we promise!
It’s personal – see which choices fit your lifestyle, your dreams.
Graphic novel format and hands on interactive simulator bring money concepts to life.
Learn to make smart money decisions so you can do the things you care about -- like travel, enjoy time off, support charities.
Reasons To Go
Only 5 states require a stand-alone course in personal finance for high school graduation.
Nearly 75% of high school grads are ill-equipped to make critical financial decisions. Don't be one.
52% of your peers say they wouldn't know about how to start to build a financial plan (for themselves).
Skills (View Full List)
Real-life financial literacy
Impacts of career choice
Why budgeting matters
Deciphering student loans
Gig EconomySkills for Life
“I feel so much more confident and competent now.”
Jamie F., Cambridge, MA
Program At A Glance
The Money Experience
July 31 - August 4, 2017
August 7 -11, 2017
Duration 5 days non-residential; 9 am to 4 pm
Summer 2017 Final application Jul 15, 2017
- Days 1-5 Boston, MA
SkillsReal-life financial literacy, Impacts of career choice, Understanding investments, Why budgeting matters, Deciphering student loans
Partners (Partial List)Begin, Redstar Ventures
$1,100 (5-day non-residential program; 9 am to 4 pm daily)
This is a non-residential day program open to students ages 16-22. Fees include all in-program skills training and lunch.
Details & Schedule subject to change.