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4-H Financial Fitness and Fun 2022

Feb. 24 - April 28, 2022 (Thursdays)
6:15 - 7:15 p.m. ET

Learn about setting financial goals, saving, budgeting, banking basics, credit and so much more through lessons, activities and games. This is a repeat series from fall 2021.

Nearly half of Americans (49 percent) who have received more than 10 hours of financial education report spending less than they earn, compared with 36 percent of those people who received less than 10 hours of financial education. The goal of 4-H financial education is to improve these outcomes by helping youth understand and develop the skills they will need to be financially smart adults.


This program is for youth ages 12-19 years old.  

  • February 24: Do You Have a Plan? Money Goals
  • March 3: Paying for Post-secondary Education
  • March 10: Keep Yourself Out of Debt
  • March 17: Credit Craze: Managing Credit Wisely
  • March 24: Grow Your Money: Investing and Risk 
  • March 31: Budgeting: Understanding Income and Expenses
  • April 7: They Took What? Your First Paycheck and Taxes
  • April 14: Avoiding Money Mishaps: Tips to Avoid Fraud
  • April 21:  Pay Yourself First: Start a Saving Habit
  • April 28:  Banking Basics
All sessions will be on Zoom and utilize Nearpod. Access to a tablet or computer with internet access will be needed and the best way to access Nearpod (not through a phone). (For assistance, please contact your local Extension office.)  Zoom links will be sent out after registration.

Be one of the first 100 youth to attend all 10 sessions either live on Zoom or complete the Nearpod self-guided lessons on the website (under the Classes tab) and be eligible for a $50 savings incentive! (Requires completion of a W-9 to receive and full participation in the lesson.)

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This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs.

Registration for 4-H Financial Fitness and Fun 2022 is open.

Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on April 27, 2022.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For information, contact Janice Zerbe at, Kathy Jamieson at or Laurie Rivetto at