Financial Empowerment 101 Overview

“Financial Empowerment: 101” is a uniquely, valuable service offered by D.R.E.A.M.  The seminar includes several interactive, informative, and customized financial literacy sessions catered to students from elementary to secondary school levels.  Community-based organizations, such as churches and other groups with the desire to enhance their knowledge of personal finance, money management and/or the fundamentals of investing, are also encouraged to participate.

The most encouraging and oft repeated feedback we hear from groups who have benefitted from our services are:

"I wish I had this information while still young and in school.”

"I wish D.R.E.A.M. seminars were at my high school before I went to college.” 

"Why isn’t this taught in our schools if it is so crucial to know in life?”

Our consistent answer: That’s what we’re here for!

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Industry Leaders Committed to Community Advancement Instruct Sessions

Members of the D.R.E.A.M. staff are volunteers who largely work across the financial services industry and have a proven commitment to service.   This resourceful group of professionals has direct and indirect access to a wealth of financial knowledge.

Breadth of Topics Covered....And Yes, They Are Custom Made for Each Audience

The customizable topics covered through “Financial Empowerment 101” include but are not limited to:

  • Exploring the world of virtual personal finance
  • College savings
  • Navigating the college financial aid process
  • Credit/debt management

Personal finance is not a one-size-fits-all subject, so “Financial Empowerment: 101” is not a one-size-fits all offering.  We actually customize workshops based on the audience target and size, as well as the number of sessions, location, topics covered and respective complexity. 

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Book Us!

If you are interested in learning more and would like to set up a schedule with D.R.E.A.M., please contact us at with the following details: 

  • Name of group, school, community based organization
  • Primary contact information
  • Primary location
  • Estimated number of people attending
  • Date and time for which you would like to schedule initial session
  • Topic of interest

Once we receive your message, a member of our staff will contact you within 5 business days with further information.

Note: “Financial Empowerment: 101” sessions are free-of-charge and scheduled based upon staff availability; however, donations to the organization are strongly suggested to ensure we can continue to provide this service. In accordance with 501 (c)3 non-profit law, all donations are tax-deductible.