Roy D. – Bell Gardens High School

April 9, 2018

Money is a Tool

In contemporary society, many opportunities to spend money and be a consumer is much more prevalent than in the late 1900’s. Products have grown in value, but not necessarily in quality.

Milly C. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Technology, Saving the Day
In today’s world, saving money is harder than ever. As a young person, we live in digitally-connected worlds full of endless distractions and impulse purchases that can range from wardrobe upgrades to app feature updates. […]

Ruby C. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Nuvision Credit Union Essay
As a new generation of Americans begin to grow up surrounded with technology and technological advances during their upbringing, it is undeniable that all these kids of 21st century have the potential to do amazing things in the future. […]

Joshua C. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Living Debt-Free
The looming threat of debt hovers over today’s high school students as college comes creeping closer and closer. In modern society, it’s become commonplace for college students to live with the burden of student loans for years on end. […]

Mindy D. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Financial Literacy Essay
Reaching financial independence to the extent of where I become capable of providing for the rest of my family has always been a life goal of mine. […]

Victoria L. – Bell Gardens High School

April 9, 2018

Money Savers

In my opinion on what young adults can do to become better savers is to have a build in emergency funds. It can make all the difference. Low-income families with at least $500 in an emergency fund are better off financially than moderate-income families with less saved up.

Karina L. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

NuVision Credit Union Scholarship Essay
The first and most important thing a student can do is budget! Many students or people may say the key to saving is to spend less, however, I believe the key to saving is budgeting. […]

Karina R. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

Nuvision Essay

As my father says, “From the first check, you set aside money for your savings and the rest can go into checking.” In reality, handling money is simply a game of Uno. […]

Dan T. – Oxford Academy

April 9, 2018

“Smart cents, smart sense!” is the mantra we proudly roared in our club rush for our financial literacy club, Penny Wise Club. Most students passing by smiled in fascination towards our club’s tri-fold. […]

Danny C. – Lakewood High School

April 9, 2018

Saving for a Better Life
When students dream big about their college future, they tend to not think about the financial factors that many schools has, which could destroy their vision for college. […]

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