education

Two Black Guys with Good Credit takes your money calls on CBC Radio Show, Ontario Today!

Two Black Guys with Good Credit Co-host, Shaun Lynda, goes home to Canada to sit down this week with Rita Celli, host of CBC Radio show, Ontario Today, as part of their Debt Series.  Hear from the brave callers and the fun, enlightening conversation that ensues. Listen to the full show here.

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Financially CLEAN Makes Headlines! BLACK ENTERPRISE MAGAZINE Takes You Inside the Classroom

BLACK ENTERPRISE gives you a fly on wall the view of how Financially CLEAN takes a straight-talk, strategic approach to teaching young people the core financial principles they need to succeed.

Journalist, Robin White-Goode, joins the students of college mentorship access program,  Boys Hope Girls Hope  to see how Financially CLEAN teaches the concept of credit.

Journalist, Robin White-Goode, joins the students of college mentorship access program, Boys Hope Girls Hope to see how Financially CLEAN teaches the concept of credit.

Journalist, Robin White-Goode had the opportunity to sit in on a class to see how, Co-Founder and Instructor, Shaun Lynda engages the students to learn complex financial concepts in a fun and interactive way using a delivery that is relatable to them.

Read the full article here to get an inside look.

It is our goal to create a safe space for kids to talk about personal finance. When we see the students’ hands shooting up in the air, firing questions, initiating robust discussions, laughing and having a good time in the classroom, that’s when we know we are connecting and that’s when the magic happens!
— Dionne Nicholls, Program Director

Chipotle and Financially CLEAN Invite Brooklyn to Eat for Change Today

On Tuesday June 13th, Chipotle Mexican Grille in Brooklyn on Myrtle Ave is partnering with Financially CLEAN to make early financial education accessible to under resourced high school students. 50% of proceeds from sales today will go to fund programming --giving Taco Tuesday a whole new meaning. See complete details below.

Financially CLEAN has graduated close to 800 students in less than 2 years and with the help of organizations like Chipotle and the support of the community we hope to double that number next year.
— Shaun Lynda

Dionne Nicholls, Program Director for CLEAN sharing financial life lessons with the students of PATH High School.  

Financially CLEAN launch is right on time with CFPB's recent efforts to bring financial education to the classroom.

We believe there an NO coincidences, that timing is everything AND that EVERYTHING happens for a reason.  Only days after our launch, the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) released its report, whose findings show that the earlier students learn about financial education, starting as early as kindergarten through twelfth grade, the higher their savings and net worth tend to be later in their adult life.  Read Ashlee Kieler's brilliant article in the Consumerist to learn more.

http://consumerist.com/2015/04/08/cfpb-launches-effort-to-bring-financial-education-to-schools/