Introduction To Financial Literacy For Teens

A Beginners Guide To Financial Knowlegde and Literacy
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (91 ratings)
3,891 students
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What are checking accounts and benefits of having one
What are credit cards and how interest works
How to write a check
Direct Deposit Feature
What is a debit card and how to use one
Introduction to financial decision making
Understanding overdrfat fees and late payment penalty
How to use an Automated Teller Machine


  • Eagerness to learn
  • Open mind


This is an introductory course into the world of financial decision making and financial literacy. Anyone can take course, but the target students are teens and high school students. Ideally you will take this course before graduating from high school. The course was created to help prepare teens and high schoolers for adult life which will require a foundational knowledge of finances and skills in financial decision making. This course can also be beneficial for immigrants or students coming the the USA.

Who this course is for:

  • High schoolers
  • Teens
  • Youth
  • College students
  • Young adults
  • immigrants to USA
  • Students
  • Middle Schoolers
  • Junior High Schoolers
  • Freshman
  • Sophmore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Foreign Students in USA
  • All ages and levels are welcome

Course content

4 sections5 lectures1h 7m total length
  • Introduction
  • Course outline, Structure and Some Interesting Statistics


Advocate For Financial Literacy For Teens
Olufemi Akinpetide
  • 4.6 Instructor Rating
  • 115 Reviews
  • 5,003 Students
  • 2 Courses

Femi Akinpetide is originally from Sydney, Australia and has been living in the US since 2005. He works in the financial industry where he helps customers resolve their financial hardships so they can keep their homes and avoid foreclosure.

Femi has a strong belief that financial literacy and financial decision making should be introduced and taught in middle schools and high schools.

His goal is to inspire, empower and introduce foundational financial knowledge to every student before they graduate from high school.