More than 400 PwC US partners and staff in the Los Angeles area today will teach 4,000 local elementary students the importance of financial literacy, as part of theEarn Your Futurecampaign in conjunction with Playworks.
The Earn Your Futurecampaign, a $160 million investment from PwC, is an initiative meant to help develop necessary financial skills in young people, and to provide educators with the resources to teach these skills.
"PwC recognizes the need to invest in a future workforce that is fiscally, environmentally and socially aware, and throughEarn Your Futurewe aim to help prepare the nation's youth as they transition from school to a career," saidBrian Cullinan, managing partner of PwC's Greater Southern California Market, in a statement. "For this year's Community Day, we're sending our partners and staff to teach financial literacy lessons at elementary schools across our great community. By combining educational resources with trained professionals, we hope to be a powerful force for change inLos Angelesand beyond."
Working across 10 elementary schoolsPwC will outline the basics of savings and investments, credit and borrowing, income, taxes, as well as career planning. Additionally, students will learn about savings plans and timetables for achieving specific short or long-term goals.
For more information on PwC and the Earn Your Future program, head totheir website here.