FICO Showcases Credit Education Program for Teens During Chelsea FC Summer Tour to Promote Financial Literacy and Empowerment
Score A Better Future Fundamentals program partners with
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- FICO’s Score A Better Fundamentals program empowers middle-and-high-school-aged students with financial literacy and knowledge to make informed credit decisions that last a lifetime.
FICO is partnering with
Chelsea Football Cluband U.S. Soccer Foundationto showcase Score A Better Future Fundamentals during every stop of Chelsea’s summer tour and bring students to the matches.
- This initiative is part of FICO’s commitment to financial inclusion through credit education.
As an extension of its successful, nation-wide Score A Better Future (SABF) financial education program, global analytics software firm FICO (NYSE: FICO) will be showcasing Score A Better Future Fundamentals (Fundamentals), a credit education program designed for middle-and-high-school-aged students, through a series of workshops this summer for teenage soccer fans. FICO’s commitment to financial inclusion through credit education enables students, adults, and communities across the
In collaboration with the
The Financial Literacy Imperative
FICO’s Fundamentals initiative comes as more than half of
FICO designed the Fundamentals curriculum to provide middle-and-high-school-aged students with the information they need to make informed credit decisions that last a lifetime. Fundamentals is an extension of SABF, a program launched in 2018 that brings together the combined support of FICO, legislators, consumer advocates, and non-profits to empower adult consumers to improve their understanding of their credit and overall financial health. 83% of SABF attendees said the events were very useful for helping them better understand how to achieve their financial goals.
The summer Fundamentals workshops offer a preview of the more in-depth financial education curriculum that is available to be adopted and taught in schools nationwide. The workshops will teach students about credit and provide a pamphlet of information to help prepare them to make educated credit decisions. The broader curriculum is designed for teachers to educate middle-and-high-school-aged students on the essential credit knowledge needed to begin their financial journeys with confidence.
“Financial literacy is vital to help prepare teenagers to navigate a complex financial landscape and become financially savvy adults,” says
With a united goal to empower and educate kids and young adults,
Chelsea vs Wrexham –
Kenan Stadium, Chapel Hill – July 19, 2023
Chelsea vs Brighton –
Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia– July 22, 2023
Chelsea vs Newcastle United –
Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta– July 26, 2023
Chelsea vs Fulham –
FedEx Field, Landover – July 30, 2023
Chelsea vs Borussia Dortmund –
Soldier Field, Chicago– August 2, 2023
Score A Better Future Fundamentals Helps to Bridge the Financial Literacy Gap
Used by 90% of the top
Educators at all accredited middle and high schools can receive the Fundamentals curriculum and supporting materials through the Fundamentals website, which will also provide the background knowledge and understanding for teachers to successfully educate students while strengthening their own understanding of credit. To learn more about Fundamentals visit https://www.fico.com/sabf/fundamentals.
The Chelsea FC Women’s team has enjoyed a huge amount of success and completed ‘the Double’ in 2022 by winning the FA Women’s
In addition to possessing some of the world’s most recognisable players, Chelsea has also invested in our future with a state-of-the-art Academy and training centre in Cobham, Surrey. Since its opening in 2008, the club has won seven FA Youth Cups, back-to-back
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