Category «Advocacy»

NGPF ANNOUNCEMENT: Gold Standard Challenge

From our friends at NextGen Personal Finance: $1 million in grants to spur adoption of new personal finance graduation requirements in U.S. high schools It is time to change personal finance from “the one class I wish I had in high school” to “the course I’m glad I had in high school.” Introducing NGPF’s Gold …

Credit for Life Fair Grant Opportunity Now Open!

The next funding opportunity for Credit for Life Fairs is now open! Eligible schools will meet the requirement of being a Massachusetts public high school, Massachusetts charter high school, or Massachusetts public or private day or residential special education program approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in accordance with the provisions …

Support Financial Literacy Funding in Massachusetts!

On Monday afternoon, the Massachusetts Legislature sent a $43.1 billion state budget for FY 2020 to Governor Charlie Baker. We are very pleased to report that the budget included a $250,000 appropriation in support of financial literacy grants (to be administered by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education), to fulfill the recently passed legislation that created this …

Plan Ahead: August is #ABLEtoSave Month

The ABLE National Resource Center sponsors this grassroots education and informational campaign about Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts to raise awareness about ABLE accounts and to accelerate the number of ABLE accounts opened across the country. For more information, visit ablenrc.org and follow #ABLEtoSave on Twitter throughout August!

MassSaves 11th Annual Financial Health and Wellness Summit

MassSaves 11th Annual Financial Health and Wellness Summit When: Friday, October 18th, 9am-3pm Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 600 Atlantic Ave Boston, MA 02210 Cost: Student or individual attendee: Free Employee of a nonprofit organization: $20.00 Employee of a for profit organization: $40.00   Keynote speaker: Andrea Levere, the outgoing President of Prosperity Now. …

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