Debtmerica Helps Foster Children Learn Personal Finance Strategies

On Saturday, April 24, Debtmerica, LLC teamed up with the Orangewood Children’s Foundation to help foster children learn to manage their personal finances with an all-day event set in a fictional “Independent City.”

Volunteers helped construct and operate “Independent City,” which simulated some of the day-to-day challenges faced by adults in modern American society. Orangewood’s foster teens were able to learn valuable lessons about paying for housing, child care, groceries, and utilities at various stations in the exhibit, which was held in Irvine, California’s Pretend City Children’s Museum.

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