Area experts to offer teens financial guidance
BY BRAVETTA HASSELL World Scene Writer
Tuesday, January 08, 2013
1/08/13 at 6:56 AM
Teen members of the Salvation Army North Mabee Boys and Girls Club can participate in the Money Matters financial literacy program starting this month. The North Mabee site is at 3001 Martin L. King Jr. Blvd.
The program, created by the Boys & Girls Club of America in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation, provides financial education to help teens get on a path toward budgeting, saving and planning for college and financial freedom.
"We hope to positively impact the saving and spending behaviors of our members by providing them with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed financial decisions throughout their lives," said Jo Bright, director of the North Mabee Boys and Girls Club.
6 p.m. Tuesday: Budgeting and Living within Your Means; speaker: Mary Thomas, Credit Counseling Centers of Oklahoma
6 p.m. Jan. 14: Saving and investing: Put your money to work; speaker: Terrell Knauls, VP Chase Bank or representative
6 p.m. Jan. 22: Planning for College: College as an Investment; speaker: University of Tulsa, Tulsa Community College and Langston University.
6 p.m. Jan. 29: Credit & Debt: Protect Your Future
6 p.m. Feb. 4: Entrepreneurship: Making it on Your Own; speaker: Darryl (Rocky) Bright, Metro Chamber of Commerce
For more information, call 918-425-7534.