Finance

Digital Badge Collection

A CAREER, TECHNICAL & AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION (CTAE) STEM++ CAREER PATHWAY

The Finance digital badge creates competencies in basic planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management for youth entrepreneurial startups.

STEM++ Career Pathways:

  • Accounting
  • Banking Services
  • Business Finance
  • Insurance
  • Securities and Investments

FAFSA Program Badge
$3 Skillcoin Rewards

Create a finance plan for your service-learning project to include one or more of the following: sources of income, budgeting, banking, consumer credit, credit laws and rights, personal bankruptcy, insurance, spending, taxes, investment strategies, savings accounts, mutual funds and the stock market, buying a vehicle, and living independently.

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Finance Skills Badge
$12 Skillcoin Rewards

Explain the return on investment (ROI) and social return on investment (SROI) of the time and cost associated with the education, training, and skill development of a desired career pathway and then analyze checking accounts and other banking services to explain how financial institutions channel funds from savers to investors.

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Sponsor This Badge – $40

Job Market Task Badge
$9 Skillcoin Rewards

Describe the basic characteristics of the marketplace and the free enterprise system and identify various forms of income to explain trends in the workplace (e.g., flexible schedules, job rotation, job sharing, permanent part-time employment, contract work) and factors that affect income as a part of the career decision-making process.

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Budget Projections Task Badge
$9 Skillcoin Rewards

Demonstrate how to make decisions about planning, organizing, and allocating resources for their College Town service-learning project by using financial statements, payroll, and other accounting procedures.

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Salary Program Badge
$3 Skillcoin Rewards

Analyze how career choice, education, skills, and economic conditions affect income and then compute gross pay, payroll deductions and net pay and prepare U.S. individual federal income tax return Forms 1040EZ and 1040A for careers in your STEM++ pathway.

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Business Management Skills Badge
$12 Skillcoin Rewards

Analyze financial reports, personal and business insurance products, and risks faced by individuals and businesses (choice of credit, the cost of credit, and the legal aspects of using credit) to predict growth rates and return on investment to produce financial growth strategies for your College Town service-learning project.

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Sponsor This Badge – $40

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Submit Proof Of Work

USE THE SUBMISSION FORM BELOW TO UPLOAD PROOF OF YOUR WORK

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS:
To earn your digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™, use this submission form to provide the following information:

  1. Your first, middle initial, last name and age.
  2. The name of your school, community group, grade, course and instructor, group leader, mentor and/or sponsor.
  3. The name of your JEM Team and the role you play on it (if applicable).
  4. The name and address of your College Town project site.
  5. The name of your Operation Restoration service-learning project and a brief description of how your service goal(s) will positively impact your College Town project site.
  6. A detailed description of how you used your STEM++ skills to achieve your service goal(s).

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Don’t forget to submit links and/or attachments to documents, videos, photos, audio clips, blog posts, news articles, social media content, etc. that show you implementing action items for your service project.

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