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2021 Financial Literacy for Middleschoolers


BCE Endowment Council Presents:
Financial Literacy for Middleschoolers

Financial Literacy can be defined as the ability to process economic information and make informed decisions about financial planning, wealth accumulation, debt, and retirement. Three key components of financial literacy are knowledge & understanding, behavior, and attitudes & confidence.


BCE Endowment Council hosts interactive online event series exclusively forBurlingame students in 6th - 8th grade and their families.





 

2021 Recordings

February

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(note the period at the beginning of the passcode)


Program Focus: 

  • How Money Works

  • Saving, Spending, and Budgeting

  • How Banks Work 


April

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Program Focus: 

  • Investing money

  • Types of investment accounts

  • How compound interest works

  • Risks versus reward


November

No Passcode Required

 

Program Focus: 

Pre-teen/teen jobs including

  • The importance of working

  • Options to earn/make money

  • Volunteering



 

A strong foundation of financial literacy provides support for a variety of lifelong goals such as saving for retirement, using debt responsibly, and running a business.
 
The goal of the BCE Endowment Fund is to be a permanent, self-sustaining fund. The principal is invested and all or part of the earnings are used to help support the costs of Burlingame School District programs and goals in a given year. 

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