FSA, Productive Activities (PA)

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Program Description is taken from The First Step Act Approved Program Guide The Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program teaches women strategies to assist in preparing them to meet their financial reentry goals. This program targets the financial deficits incarcerated women face including avoiding financial pitfalls, using a checking account,
methods for beginning to save for the future, understanding the use of credit and loans, creating a budget, accessing financial resources, understanding the purpose and use of insurance, and gaining financial independence
Hours 18
Location(s) All Female Institutions
Needs Addressed Finance/Poverty
Program Delivery To ensure program fidelity and proper credit, the Women’s Basic Financial Literacy Program must be delivered by the Special Populations Coordinator, Education, Business Office staff, or volunteer.