It’s Financial Literacy Month! How knowledgeable do you consider yourself when it comes to knowing what girls really want to know about being financially savvy? Did you know that research shows that nine in ten girls (90 percent) say it is important for them to learn how to manage money and 87 percent say that … Continue reading Let it Grow! for Financial Literacy Month
Ever wonder how the Girl Scout Cookie Program became the largest girl-led business in the world? The cookies are sweet, but the money management and entrepreneurial skills gained by girls are even sweeter! Over the past 102 years of selling cookies, Girl Scouts have practiced their financial literacy skills and have mastered the ability to … Continue reading It’s Financial Literacy Month!
By Krista Park, Communications & Marketing Director Every winter here at Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines we celebrate the biggest girl-led business in the world that generates almost $800 million in annual sales – the Girl Scout Cookie Program. Girls sell over 200 million cookie packages a year to more than 50 million cookie … Continue reading The 5 Skills: Learning by Earning
By Krista Park, Communications & Marketing Director Girls today reflect a new generation of financially empowered and independent citizens. An overwhelming majority of girls feel gender is not a barrier to what they can accomplish financially. But is the world ready to support today’s girls? As it now stands, students receive little financial education at … Continue reading Having It All