he line formed at Garrett’s Popcorn in the Chatham community is an all too common sight. In many respects, the photo is metaphor for the hunger for quality retail establishments in our neighborhoods. But apparently, there is also demand for shiny, newly constructed Payday Loan Stores that occupy prominent corner retail space.
That is the main reason for the Endeleo Institute to create The Financial Literacy Academy. There is a systemic issue regarding our relationship with money and it largely contributes to why just 1/5 of our kids complete college within six years. The program goal is to integrate math, finance and entrepreneurship and create a completely different mindset when it comes to decision-making.
If you are the parent of a young person (grades 4th – 12th) please contact our office at 773-966-1583.
The line for financial empowerment forms here.