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Sacred Heart University Discovery Science Center and Planetarium

4450 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

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Discovery Science Center & Your local Newtown Savings Bank have teamed up to bring Financial lessons to you and your kids!

About this event

On June 22nd We welcome you to join us at Discovery Science Center for a day of Financial lessons.

Each session is about 45 minutes long

9:30am Money Smart -for children in Kindergarten-2nd Grade

  • Needs vs Wants
  • My Spending Plan
  • Savings Goal
  • Savings Tips
  • Grow your $
  • Race to the Bank

11:00am The Path to Success- for Grades 3 -5

  • Career Choices
  • Earning/Taxes/Benefits
  • Designing Dreams-Setting Goals
  • Go with the Flow-Budget Basics
  • Banks-What they do & how they can help you
  • Savings- How & Why it is so important

12:30pm Budgeting for Grades 6-12

  • What is a Budget
  • How to Calculater income & expenses
  • Create your own personal budget
  • How to Balance your budget & make adjustments
  • Access your budget to achieve your financial goals

2:00pm Establishing a Healthy Financial Future for Grades 9-12

  • Choosing a career path
  • Establish healthy spending habits
  • Save wisely for the future
  • Establishing & responsibly use credit
  • Protecting your financial future

6:00pm First-time Homebuyer Session for adults

  • Speak to the professionals about how you can become a homeowner
  • Ask questions about mortgages & lines of credit
  • Discuss Down Payments
  • Ask about the different types of loans you can get

**For First Time Homebuyer session -Pizza and Refreshments will be provided and childcare available for children ages 4+ (must register)

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