Improving Financial Literacy

Our Financial Literacy Program provides older adults with the tools and knowledge necessary to manage their finances confidently. Our classes cover a wide range of topics, including budgeting, retirement planning, and navigating social security benefits. By partnering with financial experts and community organizations, we offer practical, easy-to-understand education that helps older adults enhance their financial security and live more comfortably.

What we Offer

Our Financial Literacy Program includes a variety of classes tailored to meet the unique financial needs of older adults:

  • Budgeting and Saving: Classes like "Creating a Budget You Can Stick To" and "Smart Saving Strategies" help participants learn how to manage their income, reduce expenses, and save for the future.
  • Retirement Planning: Courses such as "Planning for a Secure Retirement" and "Maximizing Your Retirement Income" provide valuable insights into retirement savings options, investment strategies, and income management.
  • Understanding Social Security: Our "Navigating Social Security Benefits" class offers guidance on how to maximize social security benefits, understand eligibility, and make the most of available resources.
  • Debt Management: Classes like "Managing Debt Wisely" and "Understanding Credit Scores" teach participants how to handle debt effectively, improve credit scores, and make sound financial decisions.
  • Fraud Prevention: "Protecting Yourself from Scams" focuses on educating older adults about common financial scams and how to safeguard their personal information.

What is the Impact?

GetSetUp’s Financial Literacy Program not only equips older adults with the tools to manage their finances but also promotes a proactive approach to financial wellness, ensuring they can enjoy a secure and comfortable life.

  • Improved Financial Literacy: Participants gain a deeper understanding of financial concepts, tools, and strategies, enabling them to make informed and effective financial decisions.
  • Enhanced Financial Security: By learning how to manage budgets, save efficiently, and plan for retirement, older adults achieve greater financial stability and independence.
  • Increased Confidence: Our learners feel more empowered to take control of their finances, understand their benefits, and make plans for the future, leading to reduced financial stress and anxiety.
  • Protection from Scams: Education on fraud prevention helps older adults safeguard their personal information and assets, reducing the risk of financial exploitation.