NYSSCPA's Nassau Chapter’s Financial Literacy Committee

Co-Chair, Jarred R. Berman, CPA, CVA, CFE, CFIP
Co-Chair, Nannette Watts, CPA/ABV/CFF
Treasurer & Secretary, Liz Oberg, CPA, CFE

Mission Statement:
The mission of the Financial Literacy Committee is to reach out to children in order to guide them on their journey toward financial literacy and fiscal responsibility. We will expose them to engaging and instructional materials that will help them understand money and finances at an age-appropriate level.
Near-term Goals:
  • Create live events such as financial literacy fairs
  • Develop and organize relevant online resources to help members promote financial literacy for their client's and other's children
Upcoming Events:

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Past Events:
Financial Literacy Workshop - January 23, 2015 from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. for the Boy Scouts of Seaford Harbor, NY Pack Night
Financial Literacy Workshop - November 14, 2014 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. for the Boy Scouts of Seaford, NY Pack Night
Financial Literacy Fair - May 3, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 152 Center Lane, Levittown, NY
Financial Literacy Workshop - April 2015 details TBD
Financial Literacy Workshop - June 2015 for the Gold Coast Public Library details TBD
The Ellen Gordon 5K Walk/Run - June 2015
Financial Literacy Workshop - for the Boy Scouts November 2015
Relevant Resource Links:*

All Ages

Pre-teen through Teen

Young Children
  • Eleven great online, video, or board games that incorporate basic financial topics and help children develop financial skills while having fun.
  • Kids.gov is a safe and fun selection of games, videos and other child friendly materials to learn about money, credit and savings.
  • U.S. Mints H.I.P. Pocket Change - Games, Activities & Teaching Resources to examine the "History In your Pocket" (H.I.P.)!
  • Centsables - Cartoon heroes based stories and games, payable on the internet, to teach financial literacy to young children. This site is available in English and Spanish.
  • Secret Millionaires Club - 26 short animated webisodes featuring Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of entrepreneurial kids whose adventures lead them to encounter and solve financial and business problems. The series teaches the basic components of making sound financial decisions and starting a business.

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