Programs for Teens

Dave Ramsey's Foundations in Personal Finance

Dave RamseyIn 2010, the Bank and The Lampo Group, company of New York Times bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio talk show host Dave Ramsey, formed an alliance in which Fifth Third would sponsor his personal finance curriculum in high schools throughout the Bank’s footprint.

The Bank’s sponsorship has enabled us to reach more than 600,000 students who are able to gain the valuable lessons from Dave’s course at no charge to the school or to the students themselves.

Dave Ramsey's Foundations in Personal Finance is a complete, turn-key curriculum designed to fully equip teachers with everything they need for a dynamic classroom experience. The program includes complete lesson plans, teaching delivered via video by Dave Ramsey and his team of experts, blended learning, and a TestGen computerized test bank. In addition, more than 100 activities are included which focus on providing 21st century personal finance knowledge and skills in a student-centered, competency based approach to learning.

Dave Ramsey SoftwareEach chapter is broken up into 15 minute sections on the DVD to facilitate easier discussions, and most of the chapters last around 1 hour total. Foundations in Personal Finance can be used as a primary or supplemental resource to fulfill requirements in mathematics, economics, family consumer science, business mathematics and personal finance.

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To celebrate National Financial Literacy Month Dave Ramsey is inviting high school students to test their personal finance knowledge by taking the Financial Literacy Challenge at from April 7 – 24. Students who score 100 percent on the quiz are eligible to win prizes, including one full-ride college scholarship for a high school senior.

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