LiSA Initiative Launches Financial Literacy Curriculum for Children

  • Posted by Laura Manzer
  • On October 30, 2015
LiSA’s Goal Is to Better Prepare the Next Generation of Consumers Through New Financial Literacy Curriculum for Children LiSA Initiative announces the launch of a financial literacy curriculum designed for school-aged children. LiSA developed the coursework in partnership with First Financial Security, Inc. and National Financial Educators Council (NFEC). “LiSA is taking the lead in the […]
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Unto the Least of These…

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On September 1, 2015
A Letter of Reflection from Debbie Gerlicher We have spent the past two years talking about empowering women and their families. We have launched campaigns, invested in infrastructure, entered into strategic partnerships, and even private-labeled our own financial literacy curriculum in order to improve the economic status of women all around the country. In spite […]
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Financial Literacy, What You Don’t Know Is Hurting You©

  • Posted by Dr. Madeline Ann Lewis
  • On July 29, 2015
What women don’t know about financial matters is hurting them and their families. Quite sadly, there are no financial literacy classes in high school. When one considers the number of classes that one takes while in high school and college, it is quite staggering that there are usually zero financial literacy requirements. It is up […]
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Dr George Fraser and LiSA initiative Are Joining Forces

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On July 16, 2015
Not long after returning from PowerNetworking Conference 2015, LiSA Initiative representative Jennifer Jones-Peoples related a story from the first time she attended the event that summed up why it is considered one of the best conferences for entrepreneurs. “I remember the first time I attended – it was in Atlanta – and I walked into […]
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If Not for LiSA…

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On June 18, 2015
If Not for LiSA… Phil and I have a saying. “If not for FFS … ”, and then we fill in the blanks: “… We wouldn’t have such a HUGE family. We wouldn’t be able to see the world with people we love. We wouldn’t be ‘changing the face of insurance.’   We wouldn’t know what […]
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LiSA’s Corporate Financial Wellness Program

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On May 26, 2015
LiSA Initiative Launches Pilot Program to Teach Financial Wellness in the Workplace We have all read about the dangerous effects of stress. Because of the serious impact stress can have on our health, which can increase health costs, employee absenteeism, and decrease productivity, corporations across America have begun introducing wellness programs that address these very […]
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Taking LiSA to New Heights

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On May 8, 2015
Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Armed with a lot of determination and a pep talk from the home office about team work and facing our fears, a team of 16 of LiSA representatives headed up Stone Mountain this week. Team LiSA consisted of 13 people from the Luu Dynasty, and from the home office: Phil […]
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LiSA Community Outreach

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On May 7, 2015
Building Relationships One Shoe at a Time On Apr. 25, LiSA Initiative volunteers distributed over 800 pairs of athletic shoes, more than 200 piggy banks and financial games, and countless lessons in budgeting and savings for free at the Roswell (GA) Day of Hope.  As a part of LiSA’s community outreach effort, the First Financial Security […]
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LiSA in Action

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On April 14, 2015
See LiSA in Action Maria Luz Riofrio of LiSA Initiative’s Hispanic Outreach has been hard at work the last few days up in Little Canada, MN. She’s taught financial literacy courses in churches and community centers, met with leaders in the Hispanic community, and shared her story of how this women’s movement changes lives.  We […]
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It Takes a Village

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On April 10, 2015
This is the sixth and final article in a series examining America’s growing Financial Literacy crisis and ways to combat it. The series’ goal is to drive awareness of the problem; encourage dialogue among diverse communities, corporate entities, and constituencies; and lead to the creation of educational opportunities and programs that can help people achieve […]
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