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Cost:  $0 for the family


Age: 13-20, must be a teen parent


Teen Commitment:  The program is based on a 6-month commitment from families. Teens commit to one hour of work per month.  The max participants are 25 per calendar year.  Teens commit to completing the program and at completion agreeing to open a savings account adding (if possible) $5 per week for 6 months at minimum $5 per month; Savings $500 included $250 from RBC. 

RBC Commitment: RBC is committed to ensuring you have the tools and resources you need to be successful.  Additionally, we will supply each family a tablet (if needed) to stay current with monthly assignments. At the end of your session, we will help each teen to open a savings account with $250


Programming:  Sessions will be both in-person and virtual. There will be review questions that MUST be submitted after the completion of each learning session

Instructors will contact you during the sessions for updates on learning. 


Financial literacy includes money management, budgeting, tax education, finance, and wealth.  


Healthy lifestyle literacy includes the impact finance plays on your health, relationships, physical health, and emotional well-being.  This focus area will discuss sexual health as well as the health of the baby.

Want to learn more? Contact Cheryl Lackey at or 513.813.8336.

SAVINGS.w/Rod Mills (3.10 MINS)
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After watching this video complete the Questionaire
Maximize Your $ w/Jaliah Oglesby (2 Mins)

The goal of this (6) month educational series, The Sum of Finance & Health, is to educate teen parents and their families in the areas of health and finance. The program is adapted to address the barriers facing families.  The series incorporates activities, virtual learning, and establishing short-term as well as long-term goals in these specific areas. 

Cheryl Lackey,  Facilitator

C. Lackey is an Accounting Professional with the City of Cincinnati. She has been a volunteer with RBC since 2017. For questions regarding this program please contact her at

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