This blog is cross-posted from Forbes.
By Amy Rosen,
President and CEO, NFTE
In between working on my taxes and tomorrow, which is the start of Financial Literacy Month, I’ve been thinking about financial responsibility.
Asia M., Fortunate!
At the beginning of the 2012-2013 school year, Asia and her classmates sat down in what they thought was going to be another finance class. Instead they were introduced to the NFTE program. Asia developed a wholesale business that provided jumbo fortune cookies in diverse shapes, flavors, colors and messages. She called it Fortunate! Her goal was to distribute the cookies to Baltimore-area museums. At the time, Asia never imagined that a few months later, she would earn recognition both inside and outside of Baltimore for her business plan. As the Baltimo
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