Georgia Southern makes personal finance curriculum available to Georgia students
Georgia Southern University is sponsoring Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum in five high schools in Georgia. Foundations in Personal Finance is the premier curriculum for teaching financial literacy to students.
“We are excited to partner with a company like Ramsey Solutions, who has a mission to support young adults in their personal growth and leadership,” said Amy Smith, associate vice president in the Division of Enrollment Management at Georgia Southern. “By working with them, we can assist the youth of our local community in their financial planning and overall development. We hope that it will also help our area students make responsible decisions in funding their education after high school graduation.”
The University is donating this curriculum to South Effingham High School, Savannah Arts Academy, Islands High School, Hershel V. Jenkins High School and Benedictine Military School.
Personal finance expert Dave Ramsey created Foundations in Personal Finance, an easy to use, turn-key school curriculum that teaches students the value of saving, spending and giving to guide them down the path of financial literacy.
More than four million students have taken Foundations in Personal Finance in middle schools, high schools and universities nationwide. Foundations in Personal Finance can be used as a primary or supplemental resource to fulfill requirements in mathematics, economics, family consumer science, business mathematics and personal finance.
For more information on the curriculum, go to https://www.ramseyeducation.com/.
About Georgia Southern University
Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research institution founded in 1906, offers 141 degree programs serving more than 27,000 students through nine colleges on three campuses in Statesboro, Savannah, Hinesville and online instruction. A leader in higher education in southeast Georgia, the University provides a diverse student population with expert faculty, world-class scholarship and hands-on learning opportunities. Georgia Southern creates lifelong learners who serve as responsible scholars, leaders and stewards in their communities. Visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu.
About Ramsey Solutions
Ramsey Solutions is committed to helping people regain control of their money, build wealth, grow their leadership skills, and enhance their lives through personal development. The company’s success is defined by the number of people whose lives are changed by a message of hope. Through a variety of mediums including live events, publishing, syndicated columns and a nationally syndicated radio show, Ramsey Solutions uses common sense education to empower people to win at life and money. Millions of families have graduated from Financial Peace University classes across the country, and Ramsey Solutions’ world-class speakers have brought vision, inspiration, and encouragement to more than a million more. Voted among Nashville’s best places to work 10 times, Ramsey Solutions employs more than 750 team members focused and dedicated to doing work that matters.