WHAT WE DO:
Essential Knowledge is a financial literacy company based in Mission, Kansas. The company offers online personal finance courses designed for individuals. The course materials provide fun, interactive learning lessons on topics such as budgeting, getting and staying out of debt, investing, saving, and planning for retirement.
Financial education from Essential Knowledge provides a step-by-step process for learning that engages the participant and results in behavioral changes that lead to a healthier financial situation. To ascertain the efficacy of its programs, Essential Knowledge surveys learners before and after the course. Highlights of the effectiveness include:
WHAT WE OFFER:
Your Bailout Plan
As of November 2008, Essential Knowledge launched its latest version of the course entitled "Your Bailout Plan." This version is action packed to help individuals make an immediate impact on their finances. Find more money each month and focus on eliminating debt and starting a consistent saving plan. Enroll directly in the course at www.yourbailoutplan.com.
Workplace Financial Education as an Employee Benefit
It is estimated that employees use an average of 29 hours of work time every month to deal with personal money-related issues. These facts add up to a significant loss of productivity to employers everywhere. The best way to combat this is to offer financial education as an employee benefit. Essential Knowledge is the choice of many employers across the country who recognize the importance of teaching employees to manage their personal finances.
The company offers a white paper detailing the many ways that employers benefit by offering this to employees. It is available at www.essentialknowledge.com . Ask us about SCORM compliant courses for an internal system.
High School and Military
Essential Knowledge also offers an online financial education program for teenagers ages 14-18; and a military course that incorporates issues including budgeting for deployment and maximizing available military resources. Find out about college accredited versions of the course.
WHAT WE NEED:
Essential Knowledge seeks opportunities to bring online financial education through employers, to individuals, and to high schools.
We also seek partnerships with other organizations interested in online financial education.
The launch of "Your Bail Out Plan" is designed to empower individuals to make personal changes that make a long term difference. This version of its adult financial education is an action-oriented program that encourages individuals to take immediate take steps that will positively impact their finances. Individuals can enroll in the course directly through www.YourBailoutPlan.com.
Heather Davis Richards
Director of Marketing and Sales
877-262-0950 ext 904
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