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Youth Financial Capability
SCCV's Youth Financial Capability program provides financial education for youth by youth, including hands on opportunity to build their credit through creditBound - a lending circle for 18 - 25 year olds.
SCCV's youth program has three main focus areas:
Lack of financial stability combined with low academic attainment (46% of the population has less than a high school degree) create significant barriers to moving the community from a cycle of poverty. In order to combat the cycle, it is important to start to educate youth on healthy financial habits, skills that their parents may lack, and put them on the road to higher education.