Philadelphia Financial Scholars receives grant to offer financial literacy courses at 19 Philly public schools

Philadelphia Financial Scholars receives grant to offer financial literacy courses at 19 Philly public schools

When Kerry Woodward transitioned from working in investment banking to education, she realized students lacked confidence and understanding when it came to financial literacy. “I ran a small after-school program at Boys’ Latin on personal finance,” Woodward said. “I saw that there was a major gap in knowledge coming out of high school and college in regards to making big important financial decisions.” Now, as an executive director for Philadelphia Financial Scholars (PFS), a program that partnered with the University …