CIS of Georgia in Marietta/Cobb County provides an impactful 75-minute Financial Literacy program for 8-10th graders. Reality U takes a student’s current GPA and propels them to their 26-year old life. Students are given their career and earning potential based upon their GPA and are then left to navigate Childcare, Housing, Transportation, Insurance, Shopping and the many other issues we face as adults. Students are given different life situations like married, divorced, bad credit scores or even lots of children. This is a fun and impactful program providing students with a realistic “ah-ha” moment that academic achievement yields fiscal health and wealth.
Cobb County and Marietta middle schools and high schools
Marietta, GA 30060
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Fee: The cost is $7.00 per student to participate. We work to identify funding so that students do not have to pay.
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To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Reality U Financial Literacy educates youth about personal finance in a highly interactive 75-minute simulation of life based upon their GPA. Students are given their potential career, income, family status, and must visit 12 booths (housing, insurance, childcare, utilities, entertainment, transportation, etc.) and create a working budget.
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