Many crimes are financially motivated
Financial literacy can prevent these crimes
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Teens Teach Teens
Peer-base learning works
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Building financial education communities
They provide strong support systems and tools for achievement while reducing crime
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Why Financial Literacy


of adults lack an understanding of basic financial literacy


states do not require financial literacy education


of adults in the United States are financially illiterate

In our present-day, we need to financially empower our society’s youth more than ever before.

We Teach Youth To:

Our Mission

FinSmarts seeks to develop safer communities to prevent crime and recidivism, create a financially smart millennial population, and keep teens motivated and pursuing higher education.

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