Financial Literacy Program Launches With a New Mentor

Finance Finesse, our financial literacy program, will launch for the second time on October 5th. You’ll learn how to manage your money, invest, create a budget, and enter the job market for the first time. High school students will now also have the opportunity to earn 20 community service hours for their graduation requirement. In…

EmpowHERto to Launch New Financial Literacy Program

Summer is finally here! It’s time to step away from your computer screens, meet up with your friends, and enjoy the warm weather. It’s also a great time to learn something new. Our program, Financial Finesse, launching June 1, will teach you important skills on managing your money, investing, and entering the job market. We…

EmpowHERto Wins A Grant From TD Bank

Learning how to manage money is an important life skill. The more knowledge you have about finances, the better prepared you are for making financial decisions and eventually becoming financially independent. At EmpowHERto, we aim to provide information and resources to help young women reach their financial goals.  We’re excited to announce that we’ve received…

4 Things to Consider Before Opening a Bank Account

Ok, so you’re finally ready to open your first bank account. Congratulations! You are now on your way to becoming financially independent. You can now crack open that little porcelain piggy that’s been eying you your whole life. Whew! But wait…what’s next?  Now would be a great time to sit down with your parents or…

Should you Borrow Money From Friends? How to Decide in 5 Steps

Have you ever borrowed money from a friend? Sometimes it can feel necessary, but really awkward! For example, you need to eat but you forgot your wallet, or you see the perfect sweater on sale but you don’t get paid for another couple of days. Lucky for you, we’re here to help! EmpowHERto has put…

Financial Literacy Program: Finance Finesse

Age: 14-21Where: Online via ZoomModules: 3 (+ Introduction)Weeks 7 Sessions – 1.5 hr sessionsStart date: October 5, 2021 (Tuesdays)Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm Module Money Management 101 This module will be focused on learning important skills to reduce the risks of falling into debt and other money management dangers. You will learn basic financial literacy vocabulary and banking knowledge, to…