Credit card debt is at the highest levels in a decade. More than one-quarter of Americans have nothing saved for retirement. Approximately 69 percent of Americans report having less than $1000 in savings.
This financial literacy crisis is making the current economic crisis even worse for families who were unprepared. And the best chance we have to create more inspiring tomorrows for our communities is to prepare today’s young people to make better, smarter financial decisions.
Right now, when you support Junior Achievement of South Florida’s Books, Bucks & Backpacks initiative, you help equip students with financial literacy skills, healthy food and needed school supplies. Support our mission to provide for the needs of our students and prepare them for financial success as adults.