SFL Program Breakdown
Workbooks are given to each student to teach financial terminology, crucial economic skills and exercises to
deliver a basic understanding of banking, money, saving, investing, insurance, loans, mortgaging, financing,
taxes, accounting, debt, credit etc
Our students are exposed to different types of business opportunities, business management, career
guidance, entrepreneurship and professional goal setting. SFL works with our students to discover and develop
talents, design realistic business plans, create pathways to success and form smart employees and entrepreneurs.
Special Guest Speakers and Events:
SFL exposes our students to celebrities, professional athletes, CEO’s, entrepreneurs, professionals and success
stories to motivate, add excitement, and promote hard word. SFL also partners with local events to give our
students an opportunity to learning professionalism, network and make money.
SFL covers the cost to incorporate and launch each students new business, evaluate investments, establish
bank accounts, as well as create marketing and business plans. SFL mentors are available to all students
throughout the entire process and long after the student has launched their businesses. SFL conducts mock
interviews and resume preparation, sales and selling exercises, classes which focus on looking and speaking
professional and gives real internship opportunities.
The Student Finance League is not just an educational platform, but by incorporating new businesses, creates an
The SFL does the following for each of the students:
1. Teach financial literacy
- Mentors/volunteers work with student 2-5 hours a month (program is between 2-10 months in length
depending on time and dedication) to complete the workbooks
2. Prepare and set up their financials
- Establish personal/ business bank accounts and evaluate investments
3. New Business Execution
- Once the workbooks and business plan is complete, SFL covers the cost to incorporate and launch
our students new businesses.
- Design student websites, set up social media and marketing materials
- Designated mentors work with the student to ensure success and happiness with emphasis on
management, marketing, taxes, sales and bookkeeping
Each student has different needs and goals and this varies depending on what those are; some want to save
for school having a summer or part time business to make money and others would like to be an entrepreneur
The SFL program is taught at weekly, monthly or one off events by mentors and volunteers which provide
a hands on approach to teach, grow, develop, and mature students personally and professionally while encouraging productive life choices. The program includes workbooks to teach the language of finance
and business, guest speakers to motivate the students and share personal success stories, college and
career preparation, life and financial planning and accomplishing realistic goals.
Each student typically either wants to open a local business, go to college or get a job; and our program
facilitates all three.
- Each of our partnering organizations have different time availably, number of students and resources and our program is tailored to accommodate.
Students who complete the program are offered an internship gaining work experience and learning specific skills adding to their resume.
The more donations Student Finance League can raise, the more students can receive PAID internships and opportunities.