Goal & Purpose: Leaders & Entrepreneurs of Orange strives to provide professional guidance, educational workshops, and volunteer opportunities to local college students to help them prepare for life after graduation.
Overview: Financial Literacy In this you will learn what financial literacy is, who to trust, and how to continue to learn. Topics will include things to know and documents you will need when you are newly hired for a job, how to create and maintain a budget, how to improve your credit score, how to file your taxes, and how to understand common tax documents.
You will additionally learn about different retirement plans offered by employers, you will understand what they are, how to maximize them, and what to do if you leave the company. We will also learn how to create and maintain a healthy budget utilizing strategies to help you have good spending habits. Lastly, we will discuss the importance of improving your credit score, and how it affects you throughout your adulthood.
What You’ll Learn
Tax forms and information pertaining to new hire documents, i.e. I9, W2, W4
What to know about Salary, Benefits, and Retirement plans pertaining to new hire
Why You Want to Learn It
You'll want to learn financial literacy because it'll guide you to make better decisions with your money, which is the tool that'll help you accomplish many of your lifelong goals such as buying a house, stability, retirement, etc.
How it Will Help You
Financial Literacy will help you maximize your dollars, understand your money and how it can be used to help you achieve financial security.