Financial Fitness is a national FCCLA peer education program that involves young people teaching other youth how to earn, spend, save and protect money wisely.
The program goals are to:
inform and inspire teens to sharpen their skills in money management, consumerism and financial planning;
create a national network of young people who use teen-to-teen communications to share information; and
provide teenagers with an opportunity to develop communicaton and leadership skills by being peer educators.
The Financial Fitness program address four topic areas:
EARNING (sharpen on-the-job financial fitness);
SPENDING (conquer bank accounts, credit and investments);
SAVING (track and plan personal spending);
PROTECTING (keep financial and personal interests safe).
2019 FLR Financial Fitness Training Presentation
Required Projects for Financial Fitness
The Amazing Shrinking Paycheck
Cost of a Habit
Does Your Money Have Wings? (spending log)
The True Costs of Credit
Lesson - Buying, Selling, Profits
Lesson - Living On a Fixed Income