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Teaching Personal Financial Literacy to Youth- animated

Created By: Autumn Lettau. Showcasing the importance of teaching Personal Financial Literacy to our youth and how we are doing this in our community.

NuVista Credit Union

on 8 February 2016

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Transcript of Teaching Personal Financial Literacy to Youth- animated

Life will throw us all manner of obstacles. Financial education will make those obstacles less financially scary.
Let's Talk About
Fin Lit Statistics
How do you define
Personal Financial Literacy?
Do you feel financially literate?
Who can you talk to when you want to learn more?
Hi! My name is
& I teach PFL!
Teaching our
youth how to
make smart choices with their money habits, income, credit, and more!
What I learned...
On my way...

Mt. Life
We empower youth!
Personal Financial Literacy
The World

Don't mind me.
Just out for a jog.
“If I invest $100 per month starting at age 21, and that money earns a 7% return, how much will I have after 70 years?”
Most Missed Question Among 15-18 year olds:
A. $138,957
B. Between $150,000 and $225,000
C. More than 1.5 million dollars
D. None of the above
Only 26% (1278 out of 4916) answered
Participants also spent the longest time on this question – 66 seconds on average compared to the 25.66 second average of all test questions.
How did you do?
US Household Debt- June 2015
Average credit card debt:
Average student loan debt:
Average mortgage debt:
In total, American consumers owe:
$11.85 trillion
in debt
An increase of 1.7% from last year
indebted households
Federal Reserve statistics and other government data
29,000 15 year-olds in 18 countries
PISA Financial Literacy Assessment Framework
2012 Results
US ranked?
1 in 10 American students
–or 9.4%-
earned a top score
Shanghai-China had the highest mean score. Colombia had the lowest.
1 in 6 students
-or 17.8%-
did not reach the baseline
41% of
adults gave
themselves a grade
of C, D, or F on
their knowledge of
personal finance
Most adults have neglected to review their credit report (65%) or score
(60%) in the
past year
57% indicated they are worried over a lack of savings
78% agree that they could benefit from additional advice from a professional
2014 Financial Literacy Survey of US adults
National Foundation for Credit Counseling, Inc.
Only about one-third of Americans are living
within their means and think they are prepared for the long-term financial future.

One-third are living within their means but are often not prepared for this long-term future.
And one-third are struggling to live within their means.
-Stephen Brobeck, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America
31% of consumers have zero non-retirement savings
There is no permanent remedy for our economic and social ills other than better thinking, which
must come through
better education.
-Edward Filene, a leader of the credit union movement in the states
Youth do not know the power of Compound Interest
Youth do not know about Savings & Investing, Risk & Return, Credit, the Good & Bad of Debt, Identity Theft
Something to Ask Yourself...
We aim to capture the imagination of youth, and instructors, while instilling powerful financial knowledge and valuable lessons which will help the upcoming generations achieve financial success.
No one taught me about debt
Now I'm stuck in this crater
Aiding in good test scores is nice too!
My banjo and me on the moon!
In this ridiculously
ex-pen-sive spaceman suit!
What percent of millionaires were not born wealthy, but built their fortune through hard work?
"Without knowlege and a workable plan, you are gambling, with little or no chance of success."
-Robert G Allen
-Autumn Lettau
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