Today the HGC Grade 6s Start Smart Incursion. In this workshop, students share stories about creative ways in which people can reach their financial goals. Focusing on fundraising strategies, students are put into teams to manage and raise money for a school event. These practical exercises help students’ gain confidence in managing their financial future. Students learn about: efficient methods of achieving financial goals, implementing a specific saving strategy, developing confidence in managing their financial futures.

Financial literacy is a key life skill. It helps to equip us with the knowledge and skills needed to manage money effectively. Financial literacy empowers students with the key skills and knowledge to make a better life for themselves as well as helping to boost the rate at which they accomplish their personal goals. Financial literacy can benefit everyone – no matter how much money they may earn!