Be Payday Ready

Learn basic financial skills to maximize earnings and establish a strong foundation for saving including banking & direct deposit.

Complete the seven activities. (Hint: There are videos so you may need headphones.)

Submit your work to earn the "Payday Ready" Badge.

When you earn the badge, you unlock the opportunity to compete for scholarship dollars and have a chance to win prizes. You can also share your badge on your resume and social media. When you click on the badge, it shows you what skills you practiced in this Playlist and the language you can adapt to your resume.

Content provided by the Economic Awareness Council.

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BE PAYDAY READY - Be Payday Ready Badge - Finanical skills and knowledge
Age: 2 - 100

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Be Banking Ready

Description:

Thinking about going to a currency exchange? Hold Up! Check cashing fees will eat into your hard-earned money, and carrying cash will put you at risk for theft. Did you know there are FREE bank accounts available for youth?

Watch the Why Bank video to learn more.

If you need to find out how to get an ID so you can get started with banking, check out the ID Finder.

If you are using this tool on an iPad or iPhone and need closed captioning, please use this link to watch on YouTube and select closed captioning. Also, if you need an alternate option for loading the video, please also use this link to watch on YouTube.)

Watch the Why Bank video to learn more.
If you need to find out how to get an ID so you can get started with banking, check out this TOOL.If you need to find out how to get an ID so you can get started with banking, check out the ID Finder.
(If you are using this tool on an iPad or iPhone and need closed captioning, please use this link to watch on YouTube and select closed captioning. Also, if you need an alternate option for loading the video, please also use this link to watch on YouTube.)

Age: 0 - 100

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