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FPP May 2020 Monthly Virtual Session – “Future Bound: Enhancing Educational Attainment with Children’s Savings Accounts”
05/14/2020 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDTFree
FPP May 2020 Monthly Virtual Session
“Future Bound: Enhancing Educational Attainment & Financial Capability with Children’s Savings Accounts”
Thursday, May 14, 2020
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Eastern
Using the GoTo Webinar Platform
Children’s Savings Accounts (CSAs) are part of a national movement to give families a boost in funding post-secondary education, but more importantly, they help build the aspirations and expectations of children and parents around higher education.
Virtual Session participants will gain insight into tips and strategies in designing a CSA program based on the launch of Future Bound Miami, Florida’s first CSA program. Future Bound Miami provides kindergarten students in the City of Miami a fee-free, deposit-only savings account with an initial seed deposit of up to $50 for post-secondary education. Students have opportunities to earn additional incentives throughout their academic career while receiving personal financial education.
Join Guest Expert Chris Moreno to learn more about the CSA movement!
About the Facilitator:
Chris Moreno serves as Children’s Savings Director for Catalyst Miami, where he helped create and launch Future Bound Miami, Florida’s first Children’s Savings Account (CSA) program.
He is dedicated to enhancing economic stability for all through financial coaching, education, and asset building. Previously, Chris was Director of Social Impact at WorkSquare.
He has held several roles within organizations such as Miami Dade College, United Way Center for Financial Stability, and University of South Florida. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a Bachelor of Arts and the University of South Florida with a Master of Education.