Take Charge Cats Newsletter Winter 2016

We help the Tucson community and future generations build  personal financial capability and take charge of life decisions by empowering, educating, and connecting with youth.
It's time to register for the annual Arizona Financial Face-Off! Groups of five to fifteen students from organizations that received the four core workshops are eligible to participate! The deadline to apply is February 21, 2017. Click here to apply & learn more about AFF.
Good luck and a huge congratulations to our graduating Take Charge Cat, Tony!
This December, Tony graduated with his degree in retailing and consumer sciences, along with a minor in Spanish. He plans to obtain his series 7 General Securities license, followed by his series 66 licenses that will enable him to become a certified investment advisor representative. Tony is seeking to work as a financial advisor in Northern California. We are incredibly proud of Tony and will miss him greatly!
We're proud to welcome our new Take Charge Cats!
Left to right: Simone, Shreya, Angela, Luis, Justin, Shanna, Arlinne, Anthony
Click here to read more about these new cats!
2016 Fall Recap 

This semester alone, the Cats led 224 workshops in Tucson!
Consumer Jungle is a contest we hold each semester for students to share how they feel or contribute to a financial topic we choose. Students have the choice to submit a poem, essay, or short story. Best of all, they have the chance to win an Amazon gift card. Keep updated regarding our contest this semester by visiting the website.
Congratulations to our Consumer Jungle Contest winner this semester, Anna Keniston, from Maury High School, in Norfolk, Virginia for writing the article, "Saving for Silence".
Check out our Car Smart App and download it to your electronic devices! It's a great game that allows students to understand the process of purchasing a used car. Click here to learn more about it!
Our Curriculum
The Take Charge Cats offer a variety of workshops to build financial literacy! Call us today to schedule a workshop, or schedule online! 2017 scheduling is open.

High School/ College                                          
  • Spending Plans                        
  • Savings
  • Credit Reports
  • Credit Cards 
  • Invest In Yourself 
  • Identity Theft
  • Jobs and Paychecks
Middle School
  • Spending Plans
  • Savings
  • Credit and Identity Theft
  • Invest In Yourself
Click here to book a workshop today!
Interested in being a Take Charge Cat? We are hiring this spring! The Wildcat Job Listing is 79379, and the deadline to apply is March 27th. Click here to apply.
Contact Us

Take Charge America Institute
The University of Arizona
P.O. Box 2100078
Tucson, AZ 85721

Torey Ligon

Caitlyn Francis


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