Episode 5 - Reaching Young People with Tracy Frizzell and Yaritza Rodriguez
The Savings Advocate is a podcast by America Saves, a national nonprofit with the mission of building financial confidence and increasing positive savings behaviors for all Americans, especially the most financially vulnerable. The hosts for this podcast are Amanda Woods, strategic partnership manager at America Saves, and Kia McAllister-Young, director of the organization.
America Saves is committed to the financial empowerment and well-being of young workers. We teach young people the necessary mechanics of successful saving and provide opportunities for them to take advantage of those tools. Through building financial knowledge and healthy financial behaviors, young workers will have the foundations to build financial stability.
We are committed to changing the relevance and voice of the youth financial capability landscape, ensuring that we create our content for young people, that we provide them with step-by-step building blocks to successful saving, and give practical pieces of information based on their real life experience.
In today's conversation, Amanda and Kia will be joined by Tracy Frizzell of the Econonic Awareness Council and Illinois Saves, and former National Youth Advisory Council member Yaritza Rodriguez to discuss reaching young people within your organization.
Join Amanda, Kia, Tracy, and Yaritza as they discuss:
Barriers to saving
How to help young people save
What actually works with young people and where they should be focused as they begin saving,
This podcast is brought to you by America Saves. America Saves, a campaign managed by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America, motivates, encourages, and supports low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. The research-based campaign uses the principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to change behavior. Non‐profit, government, and corporate groups participate in America Saves nationally and through local, regional, and statewide campaigns around the country. America Saves encourages individuals to take the America Saves pledge and organizations to promote savings year-round and during America Saves Week.
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