Phoenix, Indianapolis, Orlando
The world has changed, but the need hasn’t.
Financial health is a lot like physical health. We grow stronger when we make it a priority and stay committed to a plan. All it takes is some knowledge and the right training. That’s why the Smarter Tomorrow Foundation™ created the 4.01K Race for Financial Fitness™ to support the financial literacy programs that put kids on the right track.
With the right training, we can help kids:
Jean Chatzky, personal finance expert and host of the HerMoney podcast, will serve as our National Financial Head Coach for the sixth year in a row. She’ll be sharing great financial tips and strategies on our social media in the months leading up to the race.
15-year-olds in the United States rank 12th out of 18 countries in financial literacy 1
< 30% of Americans have emergency savings of 3-6 months of household income 2
Only 24% of Millennials could answer four out of five financial literacy questions correctly 3
1 “Students and Money: Financial Literacy Skills for the 21st Century.” Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development 2 Financial Literacy Study conducted by Mintel, 2017 3 “The Financial Capability of Young Adults—A Generational View.” FINRA Foundation Financial Capability Insights