Fannie Mae Launches Financial Literacy Program
The foundation teamed up with The Home Depot and Consumer Credit Counseling Services of Atlanta to launch “Growing Your Money: Personal Financial Tools,” a workplace personal finance course.
The curriculum provides 12 hours of interactive training with a workbook that includes lessons titled:
- Developing a Spending Plan
- Working with Checking and Savings Accounts
- Understanding your Credit and Credit Report
- Getting a Loan.
According to a news release from the foundation, the workbook provides worksheets on budgeting, tracking, and planning expenses, as well as a glossary and certificate of completion.
Trainers receive a toolkit that includes:
- an instructor guide
- a participant workbook
- fact sheets
- a readiness checklist
- flyer templates
- a participant sign-in sheet.
The Home Depot recently kicked off the pilot for 25,000 employees across the US.
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