financial education.

You don't have to be rich to be financially savvy. No matter how much money you make, you can still build wealth and manage your money well.

Knowledge is power, and when it comes to equipping today's youth with the skills and tools for a successful future, discussing finances is key.

Most Mississippi schools only provide a financial education that is integrated into another class. Believe to Achieve strives to make financial literacy programs for students a higher priority in our state.

We believe that every young person deserves a


Believe to Achieve addresses the gaps in our financial literacy system. If we don’t teach our children about money, how do we expect them to manage their money successfully as adults?

Too many youth have no idea how to manage money. It is so important for them to be able to have good credit, save money, and prepare for college.

If children do not learn about money now, it will cost them later.

Managing money is an essential part of our everyday lives. It affects the choices we have and the decisions we make. For our children to have the best opportunity for a stable, successful future, we must educate them about good money habits.

(Source: Council for Economic Educators)

Young adults who receive financial education are less likely to carry credit card debt and more likely to apply and receive grants and financial aid.

Financial education can be a powerful head start for youth.

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Believe to Achieve is an organization dedicated to promoting financial wellness within our Mississippi community. We prepare youth to break the cycle of poor money management habits and be financially savvy. Our target demographic is youth ages 10-22.

Our programs meet students where they are, equipping them with the skills to be financially savvy now and as they grow.

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We want to inspire young people to learn new skills to support their goals. Our motto is: "If you can believe it, you can achieve it!"

Young people have power to take ownership of their financial futures. It's time that we come together as educators, community leaders, and parents to encourage them to do so.

We strive to provide young people and their families with financial knowledge, skills, resources and tools needed for financial stability.




Educate.    Empower.    Inspire.

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financially literate Mississippi.

Believe to Achieve is the pathway to a