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Why is Financial Literacy Important?

  Edge Factor Team   |     April 24, 2024 |   6 minute read
Financial Literacy: If you don't take action, life will pass you by.

It's no secret that understanding personal finances is a crucial skill that our learners need to thrive in today's world. Financial Literacy is all about understanding how money works, making smart financial choices, and managing finances with confidence. The problem is, that a lot of people, including students, are left in the dark when it comes to money matters.


This is where Edge Factor comes in. Edge Factor provides a solution for educators and parents who are looking for an online tool to help their learners understand why financial literacy is important and how it can positively impact their lives.

Edge Factor's Financial Freedom series is an engaging and interactive resource that simplifies the topic of personal finance for students. The series comprises fun and informative episodes and lesson plans that cover a wide range of financial topics such as saving, budgeting, investing, and more.


Uncover Financial Wisdom with Andrew Devisser: Financial Freedom Series


The Financial Freedom series is hosted by Andrew Devisser a successful Entrepreneur, Owner, and Certified Journeyman Ferrier and Blacksmith, He is the author of a Blacksmith’s Guide to Financial Freedom.  Through this series, learners discover how basic financial knowledge can provide an edge in planning for future financial success. 

April is Financial Literacy Month, and Edge Factor has made Unit 1 of Financial Literacy accessible to everyone through this month’s Learn and Earn campaign. Allowing your students to watch the episodes, complete engaging activities, earn their very own Financial Focus badge, and be entered for a chance to win a Fitbit Inspire 3!


Exploring Learning Objectives and Goals

Through Edge Factor's Financial Literacy series, your learners will: 

  • Gain insight into positive habits and decision-making skills for managing money effectively.


  • Connect the dots between actively managing their finances today and the impact it can have on their future.


  • Develop strategies to plan for their financial future, taking factors like inflation, retirement, and post-secondary costs into consideration.


  • Learn to make informed financial decisions and weigh their options wisely.


  • Become adept at identifying economic risk factors and navigating them to secure their financial well-being.


Empower Your Student's Financial Future


Understanding personal finances can be challenging for people of all ages and experiences. That's why Edge Factor's Financial Freedom series is designed to make this complex topic easy to understand. By engaging with the series, students can develop the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the world of finance confidently setting themselves up for future success.


Learn and Earn Your Way to Financial Freedom

Take advantage of Financial Literacy Month and join the Learn and Earn Campaign with Edge Factor. Empower your learners to take charge of their financial future, earn their Financial Focus badge, and be entered for a chance to win a Fitbit Inspire 3. Empower learners to start the journey to financial freedom today and pave the way for a brighter tomorrow.



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