Wouldn't it be awesome to see high schools arranging this as a graduation gift for all students...?!?!
But in the meantime, yes!!! a great graduation gift idea to help our young ones as they set off in to the big wide world!
Thanks Russ Renee R Edwards for this amazing feedback on FLY! Means the world 🌏🙏
"Anyone with young adults should buy this book! It teaches everything to teenagers that School won't (however should) about growing up and handling all financial responsibilities. Wish I had a ...copy when I was younger. It has still taught me a thing or two 😁 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ As a bonus, written by 2 Cairns Ex Locals."
Marlies Hobbs Co-Author of FLY sharing '5 mistakes parents make when teaching children about money' on the Mums At The Table Blog.
Mums At The Table say, "We’re about real women having real conversations about real issues. From motherhood stories to expert advice and ...healthy recipes, we’ve got your back! We’re proudly not-for-profit, relying on generous donors who believe in supporting mums. We’re Christian at heart and all-inclusive in approach. We seek to provide an alternate worldview that integrates the Christian faith."
It was our absolute pleasure to feature on Writers Read Podcast by LiTracey - with its motto "Getting THAT book in children's hands".
On this episode Tracey Grice (School Teacher & Host) chats with Marlies Hobbs about the book she has co-written with her husband Jai ...Hobbs, 'Financially Literate Youth - FLY'. Plus regular recommender Rebecca provides her helpful feedback and insights into this book. We love when she says "honestly, everything is covered in this book!". Yay!!! Mission accomplished!
It's an authentic chat which takes you through our journey to writing FLY, our why, how we help our boys build on their financial literacy, and much more...
Click on the link below to listen: 📖🎧🎤🚀🚁
We hope you enjoy!
With a passion to better prepare the next generation for a successful and independent life, Jai Hobbs and Marlies Hobbs wrote FLY: Financially Literate Youth (published by Penguin) covering off not only what it takes to be able to afford a mortgage, but also the ins and outs of credit cards, ...budgeting, tax and even delving into cryptocurrency, too.
In this episode of Elite Broker, host Annie Kane catches up with Jai to discuss:
- How he runs two broking offices
- Why he wrote FLY: Financially Literate Youth
- How he’s helping clients in an increasingly competitive property market
And much more!
This week is Global Money Week: 22 – 28 March 2021
GMW is an annual global awareness-raising campaign on the importance of ensuring that young people, from an early age, are financially aware, and are gradually acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours necessary to make ...sound financial decisions and ultimately achieve financial well-being and financial resilience.
GMW2021 Theme! Take care of yourself, take care of your money
This is a new theme for #GlobalMoneyWeek2021. Feel free to use this theme to create your GMW activities. GMW’s slogan ‘Learn.Save.Earn.’ may also continue to be used.
You can learn more about Global Money Week here:
F.L.Y is a great tool that supports the mission of Global Money Week and we hope the awareness continues to grow so we can support our youth to FLY!!!