Sammy Rabbit and It’s A Habit! – Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012

Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012

The CAFLM Blog will feature a financial literacy program every day in March (and possibly extending into April) to highlight California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012. To feature your financial literacy program, see the CAFLM Blog post dated January 31, 2012.

Today we are highlighting…

Its a Habit Sammy

Sammy Rabbit and It’s A Habit!

Sammy’s on a Global Mission

Sammy, children’s author and songwriter Sam X Renick, and the It’s a Habit team are on a global mission to educate and encourage children to establish smart money habits and life skills, like saving money, reading, writing, etc.

Sammy’s New Goal

Exciting news! Sammy has just launched the Great Money Habits for Kids Series that features original songs, stories, and author-songwriter interviews from Sammy Rabbit’s award winning audio library. Sammy’s goal is to see the series is in every classroom, YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, and youth organization library throughout the nation. Sammy envisions children of every age, ethnicity and income level singing, dancing, reading and celebrating smart money habits while they actively build their future and work to make big dreams like going to college and being financially independent come true.

 Sammy’s Financial Literacy Month News

This April Sammy will be working with the following partners to bring the Sammy Rabbit Character and Author Live Experience to classrooms and youth venues throughout Southern California: Sammy and Salesian High School students are teaming to deliver presentations to more than 1,000 students at 10 grade schools in East Los Angeles; The Rotary Club of Glendale (Noon) is having Sammy Rabbit take his messages on making saving and reading habits to over 300 students in Glendale Unified School District.  Every student will receive the award winning book It’s a Habit, Sammy Rabbit! to take home and reinforce lessons learned; Pasadena Federal Credit Union and the Girl Scouts are having Sammy visit 3 troop gatherings to sing S-A-V-E and change lives one dime at a time!

 Changing Lives with Sammy

You can have confidence in Sammy! Here’s why: Sammy products and programs have been tested and used for more than 10 years by children, parents, teen trainers, adult trainers, schools, non profits and for profits in 8 countries and over 40 states and have won multiple awards. They are easy to use, engaging, affordable and fun no matter what age you are. They come in a variety of forms to suit any learning style. They integrate lessons on an array of subjects in addition to smart money habits that include reading, writing, character building, leadership, etc. Sammy tools focus on what counts for a child and family’s future: habits and asset building.

Discover more about Sammy at www.itsahabit.com or on Sammy’s Facebook page.

Alana Golden for CAFLM

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