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Free Summer Interactive Financial Webinar Series for Teens

Parents, here’s a great way to help your teen build a new skill this summer. Our financial educators are hosting a free Zoom webinar series on budgeting and banking —personalized for a teenage audience.

We're inviting teens and their parents to attend a free, interactive Zoom webinar series. Choose from topics including banking, budgeting, credit building, stock market investing, fighting fraud and managing finances in the real world.

You may RSVP below for one or all of these sessions.

Banking 101 for Teens, July 20, 2021 | 3-4 p.m. PT 

In this session, you'll learn about finances, financial institutions and effective ways to manage money.

  • Learn the difference between banks and credit unions.
  • Identify the right bank or credit union for your needs.
  • Learn how to avoid banking fees.
  • Understand different types of interest.

Budgeting for Teens, July 27, 2021 | 3-4 p.m. PST

Learn how to create and maintain a budget that fits your needs.

  • Identify types of income and understand how taxes apply.
  • Learn the difference between variable and fixed expenses.
  • Understand the importance of financial goals.

Credit 101 for Teens, August 3, 2021 | 3-4 p.m. PT

What is credit and how does it work? Learn the ins and outs of credit, including how to build and manage it.

  • Learn how credit cards and loans work.
  • Identify ways to establish credit.
  • Learn borrower responsibilities.
  • Understand credit reports and credit scores.

Stock and Roll for Teens, Aug. 10, 2021 | 3-4:30 p.m. PT

Learn the basics of investing. During this interactive stock market simulation, you'll track your investment performance based on market fluctuation and risk.

  • Learn how investments can support financial goals.
  • Define “risk vs. return” and “diversification”.
  • Experience market fluctuations.

Fighting Fraud for Teens, Aug. 17, 2021 | 3-4 p.m. PT

Fraud can happen to anyone and social media makes it even easier to get targeted. In this session, you'll learn how to identify scams and reduce risky behaviors that could compromise security.

  • Understand how fraud works and learn how to avoid it.
  • Identify common scams.
  • Understand what could happen if you are a victim.
  • Learn how to report fraud.

Financial Reality Fair for Teens, Aug. 24, 2021 | 3-4:30 p.m. PT

Through a fun, interactive simulation, you'll gain real-world financial planning, saving and budgeting skills. Take part in an exercise that involves getting assigned a job, salary and a family, then making financial decision while trying to stay within budget.

  • Understand the basics of planning, savings and budgeting.
  • Learn to manage expenses while making decisions for you and your assigned family.
  • Know the difference between a “need” and a “want”.