Celebrates April’s National Financial Literary Month

The, a leading provider of youth financial education, marks National Financial Literacy Month with two initiatives: registration in 2012 Summer Youth Financial Education Institute and launch of the Youth Financial Speakers Bureau.
April 2, 2012 - PRLog -- In August 2011, the Summer Youth Financial Institute graduated 110 youth in an impressive ceremony at Riverside Church. With concerted marketing efforts, the organization is determined to increase the number of youth it educates. Parents, from as far away as Texas and Philadelphia, have registered their children in the New York-based Institute. In addition, under the leadership of one of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s speechwriters, the organization will develop alumni youth whom are fluent in public speaking about various areas of personal finance and economics under the Youth Financial Speakers Bureau umbrella.  Founder/CEO Sabrina Lamb shares, “National Financial Literacy Month is an excellent opportunity for us to determine to save, invest our monies. To ignore the power of money in our lives is to do so at our peril. Youth financial education is the most urgent mandate of our lifetime. Thus, our curriculum replaces the negative emotions associated with money and encourages our youth and their parents to become financially educated, self-reliant and philanthropist”.

The, a non-profit organization was launched in December of 2005, quickly amassing an ambitious roster of financial experts who remain committed to empowering underserved youth with a sound financial foundation, graduating thousands of students and their families.  The provides underserved youth, ages 7 – 18, with the empowering tools to survive economic cycles, by examining their own money mindsets to create budgets, establish savings plans, manage/avoid debt, understand investment strategies, set financial legacies and make sound decisions for their education and retirement. Having these basic financial planning tools encourages underserved youth to become family team players, maximize their longer-term financial well-being and to balance consumer and investor behaviors. has presided over the opening/closing of the NASDAQ bell and has been named as Youth Financial Literacy Day and also has been named at NY-1’s “New Yorker of the Week. The Institute also offers an introduction to Mandarin Chinese and will travel to mainland China in 2013.

Founder/CEO Sabrina Lamb adds, "The continues to empower youth by emphasizing academic success and changing the legacy of family financial instability and poverty. And we urge all youth to join us in this movement.”

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