Financial Literacy for Youth (FLY)

“The Financial Literacy for Youth Program (FLY) is a Life Skills program, developed by Cornell Cooperative Extension's Family and Consumer Sciences Department in collaboration with The United Way of Dutchess and Orange Region. This program offers one time workshops and comprehensive lesson series’ (2-6 lessons) covering such topics as: Needs, Wants, and Values, Checking and Savings Accounts, Budgeting and Saving, Credit and Debt Management, and Media Literacy. Hands on activities are utilized within each lesson to assist in the understanding of each topic and take-home assignments to facilitate discussion among family members.”


Sandra McIntosh
Family & Consumer Sciences Program Educator

Last updated March 9, 2016