Money Matters: Personal Finance Fun! For boys entering grades 6, 7, 8, 9
Despite being the world’s largest economy, Americans rank 14th in financial literacy, according to Standard & Poor’s Global Financial Literacy Survey. This camp is designed to introduce students to how money works as well as beginning to effectively manage their own personal finances. Students will explore and develop practical skills in banking and budgeting, understanding paychecks and managing credit to allow them to make informed decisions and begin developing a stable financial future. During the course, students will be introduced to a variety of real-life applications and scenarios through online games and other fun learning opportunities to get them started on the path towards a lifetime of financial literacy.
July 27 – 30 (Monday – Thursday) 9 a.m. - Noon Fee: $120 Instructor: Mr. Matt Jaques – Math and Economics Minimum enrollment – 8; Maximum enrollment – 25
Stock Markets and Investing For boys entering grades 6, 7, 8, 9
US stock markets set records in 2019. Want to start to learn about what it means to invest? This camp is designed to allow students to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of investment vocabulary and decision-making, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other financial instruments. Students will learn about and see how the Marquette University High School Ignatian Student Investment Fund is an example of prudent, long-term investing. In this interactive course, students will participate in a stock market simulation as well as other financial simulations and games to enhance their learning experience.
July 27 – 30 (Monday – Thursday) 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Fee: $120 Instructor: Mr. Matt Jaques – Math and Economics Minimum enrollment – 8; Maximum enrollment – 25