It’s almost impossible to go through life without borrowing money. Whether it’s something as basic as using a credit card or a more complex situation like a home mortgage or a small business load, our economic system revolves around borrowing. And, to borrow successfully, you need to have good credit. By completing this badge, you will know what it takes to keep good credit and borrow money smartly, including how to pay back what you owe in time – skills that will help you throughout life.
1. Get the scoop on credit scores
2. Find out how bank loans work
3. Learn the ins and outs of credit cards
4. Gather real-life borrowing stories
5. Write your own credit commitment
When I’ve earned this badge, I’ll know more about ways to borrow money and understand the importance of establishing good credit.
Workshop minimum is 12. Cost includes badge, snack, tool kit and materials for workshop. Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before start time for check-in. We will start promptly. Girls should bring their own refillable water bottles. Registrants not present and participating will not receive badge or materials. Girl Scouts in 9th-12th grade are invited to attend.
If you want to secure your registration please use the "Registration" button above and pay via debit/credit card. If you need to have your Troop Money Manager pay for registration you can get a shareable link to send to them for payment and use the “Hold My Spot” button. If you want to sign-up a and pay later please use the "Hold my Spot" button. If all slots are taken you can sign-up on the waitlist and will be contacted if/when space opens up.