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Introduction:

Welcome to “It’s Not About Money,” the podcast that dives deep into personal finance and education. In this episode, Charla and Matt share the inspiring story of Beyond Personal Finance and how it evolved from a homeschool project into a nationwide financial education program.

Origins of Beyond Personal Finance:

Charla recounts the genesis of Beyond Personal Finance, which began as a homeschool project for her son, Jack, in 2014. Recognizing the need for engaging and impactful financial education, Charla created a unique curriculum that combined real-world financial principles with interactive lessons, games, and simulations.

The Evolution of Financial Literacy:

The podcast delves into the evolution of financial literacy education over the years. Charla emphasizes the importance of moving beyond traditional, dry curriculum formats to capture the interest and enthusiasm of students, ultimately empowering them with essential financial skills.

Interactive Learning and Engagement:

Charla and Matt highlight the benefits of interactive learning experiences in teaching financial literacy. Through games, simulations, and real-life scenarios, students gain a deeper understanding of financial concepts and develop critical thinking skills related to money management.

Impact on Students and Families:

Charla shares heartwarming anecdotes about the impact of Beyond Personal Finance on students and families. The program not only educates students about financial principles but also fosters a sense of responsibility, motivation, and long-term planning.

Parental Involvement and Support:

Matt acknowledges the pivotal role of parents in supporting financial education initiatives like Beyond Personal Finance. He encourages parents to explore the curriculum, engage with their children in financial discussions, and participate in the learning process together.

Expanding Reach and Curriculum Offerings:

As Beyond Personal Finance approaches its 10th anniversary, Charla discusses the expansion of curriculum offerings, including a new elementary curriculum co-written with her son Jack. The program’s success has led to partnerships with co-ops and schools, providing opportunities for broader access to quality financial education.

Closing Remarks:

Listeners are invited to visit the Beyond Personal Finance website to explore the curriculum, resources, and upcoming events. Charla and Matt express gratitude to the supportive community and encourage everyone to take proactive steps in enhancing financial literacy for themselves and their families.

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