What Do We Provide You?

Tools

It is important to have the right tools to create a budget and money management plan. That is why Money & ME provides workbooks and money kits which include a receipt organizer, notepad, mechanical pencils and envelopes so participants can have the tools they need to be successful.

Licensure

Money & ME University provides program support through active licenses. This includes PowerPoint Presentations, applications, forms, flyers, and more.

Training

Anyone can become a Money & ME trainer. The training is approximately 6 hours of videos, online quizzes with additional reading materials recommended. Volunteers or staff from organizations can do the training in their own homes at their own pace. No travel necessary! The training includes cultural sensitivity, the content of the program (videos of all PowerPoint presentations) and logistics to implement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What We Offer

Simple

Money & ME is written to be simple and easy to understand.  The workbook has many graphics to engage with the participants.  The PowerPoints have photos and animations on each slide that correspond with the workbooks.  The first step is finding income and spending information and one place to organize the information.

Practical

The Money & ME curriculum focuses on simple concepts including menu planning, tips for getting laundry organized, price per ounce, savings for emergencies, and a plan to pay off money owed. The cash envelope system is taught and envelopes are included in the money kit. This money management guide focuses on life skills that impact all areas of a person’s life.

Effective

Money & ME focuses on behavior change to be effective. Participants discuss various habits and are given strategies for changing habits. Many have stopped smoking or gambling as a result of seeing how much it is costing each year. Others learn how to be better shoppers and how emotions are related to spending money. People that stop spending $1.00 a day on a drink or snack can save $365 every year!

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Collaboration Helps Community!

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Money & ME: College Kids Connect!

Lizzie Williams, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama,  became a certified trainer in September 2016.  Since that time, she has done over ten Money & ME Programs for her community.  Last Saturday she had several college students and other young adults attend.  Lizzie utilized Facebook and Eventbright to promote her program and had 13 people attend.   She said utilizing […]

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