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.

One week
One country
Real skills

Overview

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!

Program Highlights

  • 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

  • Understanding investments

  • Why budgeting matters

  • Deciphering student loans

Gig Economy

Skills for Life

Boston

Cambridge

Partners

Begin

Redstar Ventures

“I feel so much more confident and competent now.”

Program At A Glance

Program

The Money Experience

Dates Offered

July 31 - August 4, 2017

August 7 -11, 2017

Duration 5 days non-residential; 9 am to 4 pm

Where
Boston, MA
Deadlines

Summer 2017 Final application Jul 15, 2017

Itinerary
  • Days 1-5 Boston, MA
Skills
Real-life financial literacy, Impacts of career choice, Understanding investments, Why budgeting matters, Deciphering student loans
Partners (Partial List)
Begin, Redstar Ventures
Accommodations

Non-residential

Program Fee

$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.

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