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Beyond Black Friday: 5 Resources to Help Students Spend Responsibly

Beyond Black Friday: 5 Resources to Help Students Spend Responsibly

Date/Time: November 18, 2020, On-Demand
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Financial Literacy and Holiday Spending

Studies show that children and young adults are among the most vulnerable groups when it comes to identity theft, online scams and fraud. In fact, Experian recently found that “child identity fraud or theft will affect 25% of kids before turning 18.” 

With the holidays coming up and peer-to-peer virtual payment apps becoming more and more popular, it is essential that we equip young people with the tools they need to spend and send responsibly. Students need critical financial literacy skills like the most effective ways to budget their money, how to stay secure online, and how to be sure that their use of virtual transaction apps is not leaving them open to fraud risks. 

Join former Senior Seminar teacher and current EVERFI Resource Specialist Lauren Pingul and special guest Julie Jeffer from Zelle and Early Warning in a discussion about how to help your students spend responsibly and safely. You’ll hear strategies for teaching about identity theft, scams and fraud protection and get free access to digital resources to help you build out your lesson plans. 

Attendees will receive:

  • A certificate for 1 hour of professional development
  • Free, turn-key digital lessons, supplemental activities, and offline lesson plans
  • Access to digital resources and ongoing training and support

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