What stories can you share from your own experience of building financial capability – or your community’s strengths – that might enhance our understanding of the challenge question?
I feel that you need to teach young adults that its important to have a credit card but use it wisely. I have friends in their mid-20s that don't have credit cards, I think our generation is scared of using them being that we grew up in the financial crisis.
Who have you turned to in seeking financial knowledge and access?
My Bank. I send them emails asking questions on my finances to build my knowledge. Ask friends and family on advice.
How does your community support its members in inclusive and empowering ways?
I feel that my community lacks the support need for its member. We have a large population of immigrants that would rather keep their money at home than bring it to a bank.
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