A financial literacy and education movement led by the financial services industry.


To build a “financial endowment” consisting of ongoing financial literacy and education to all people of Detroit. Led by financial advisors, financial service professionals and advocates of financial literacy for all people. Put your money to work for you. We’re here to help you create the financial life you want.


That financial services, literacy programs and education are available to all people of Detroit. Starting in elementary schools, stopping with programs serving the community, and ending with an endowment providing ongoing financial resources to all corners of this historic city.


  • Advisor donated time to schools, providing financial education for students and teachers. 
  • Partnerships that will provide financial literacy workshops, personal finance and financial planning materials, and financial advice.
  • Financial education seminars for the working class, entrepreneurs, business owners, trade schools, and social services programs.
  • A book drive specifically for young African American boys, paired with mentors and sponsorship. 
  • Creation of a financial endowment for the city of Detroit that will provide resources and sponsorship for key programs, stakeholders and schools in the community

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