There is both a void of effective material and a lack of trained educators. This prevents the vast majority from learning the financial concepts and strategies they need to know.
Only 21 out of 50 states require high schools to teach at least one class in personal finance.Source: "Survey of the States," Council for Economic Education, Feb 2020
A financially illiterate society is easily taken advantage of by those who know how to leverage the ignorance and foolishness of others to construct their own wealth.
The average American adult spends more than $5,000 on unnecessary items each year—like lottery tickets, lattes, and fast food—and over half of them have less than $1,000 in a savings account.
who are equipped to teach financial literacy in communities all over the world—starting with North America.
CurrentlyAlmost 10,000 licensed agents
The WealthWave team has leaders in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Canada, who have now reached approximately 250,000 individuals with financial literacy training.
Next Milestone100,000 licensed agents
At critical mass, our expanding team of educators will run daily financial literacy classes in all major cities, creating a surge of education that will begin to elevate national statistics on financial literacy.
All successful missions start with a clear vision and the right leaders who are just as experienced and capable as they are passionate and persistent. WealthWave has the clear vision and the core leaders to accomplish its mission.
Yes, we use the term “army” because we need boots on the ground. But make no mistake—it’s also because our mission is a battle to help the little guy win against a powerful industry that very often puts itself first.
We evaluated every qualified financial literacy program available. We found that not a single education system on the market today met the list of criteria necessary to effectively educate the public on a wide scale.
Visuals, storytelling, and humor are used to help capture and hold the attention of a non-financial audience.
Bite-sized content widgets invite the audience to switch between reading, viewing, listening, and interacting.
Concepts and principles are highly accessible, explained at a 5th grade level using a linear, straightforward approach.
Fundamental principles are applied using strategies that are current and effective in todayʼs world and economy.
The material deals with the topics of consumer responsibility, the cost of financial ignorance, and the threats from a shrewd industry.
The program provides a practical, step-by-step action plan to achieve financial security and independence.