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Nancy Phillips

Programs for Kids and Teens

Nancy Phillips, author and speaker, helps kids and teens learn critical financial and life success skills during her focused, values based financial life skills presentations. Her successful programs open the door for valuable communication between generations committed to their family’s financial future.
 

Nancy has informative and exciting tips that really wortk to help kids learn essential financial skills during everyday life, the easy and fun way. With a Bachelors degree in science, an Executive Masters in business and 20 years of multi-­national corporate work experience, Nancy has combined her personal experience and extensive research to develop leading-edge teaching methods that communicate the financial and life success skills necessary to thrive in today’s world.

Programs for Parents and Grandparents

Do your children have wealth and success habits? If not now, when and where will they learn them? 95% of what we do each day is by habit.

 

There is significant urgency to teach our youth these skills due to the fast-paced, high tech world in which they are growing up. Money beliefs and attitudes have been proven to be developed by the age of seven and the daily decisions we make with money affect every part of our life from health to career to relationships.

 

Most schools do not teach these critical life skills as a part of the curriculum for more than a few hours in an entire year. How do we teach our children to develop good money habits and have a healthy relationship with money when the pressure to spend is so great in our society? Hear author and speaker Nancy Phillips, creator of the Zela Wela Way family financial resources speak about how to help your kids and teens develop healthy habits that will benefit them throughout their lives.

 

Nancy’s parents guides and teen activity guide are accredited by the financial industry regulatory authority in United States (FINRA). The Zela Wela Kids financial story books have been tested with over 1900 grade 3 children by Memorial University and found to successfully teach key concepts such as needs and wants, saving and delayed gratification, giving, how to manage money and entrepreneurialism. 

Programs for Teachers

There is significant urgency to teach our youth good financial decision-making skills to help them cope with the fast paced, high tech world in which they are growing up. Money beliefs and attitudes have been proven to be developed by the age of seven. Often before high school graduation, young people are making important financial decisions about working, saving, credit cards and student loans.

 

Unfortunately, many parents are not equipped to help their children learn these lessons because they weren’t taught. Most schools do not teach financial life skills as a part of the curriculum. Often, teachers have not received enough training to feel comfortable teaching financial life skills. Author and speaker Nancy Phillips, creator of the Zela Wela Way family financial resources gives teachers solid background information and shows them simple, practical and engaging ways to teach kids and teens positive financial habits that will benefit them throughout their lives.

 

Nancy’s parents guides and teen activity guide are accredited by the financial industry regulatory authority in United States (FINRA). The Zela Wela Kids financial story books have been tested with over 1900 grade 3 children by Memorial University and found to successfully teach key concepts such as needs and wants, saving and delayed gratification, giving, how to manage money and entrepreneurialism. A teacher manual is available with the resources to support lessons and activities. Nancy Phillips has a Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and a Masters of Business Administration and her work has been featured on ABCnews, CBC, Yahoo Finance, Chicago Tribune and numerous other media outlets.

The Wela Way

“This incredible program shows parents how to help their children prepare for success in today’s world. Nancy Phillips has laid it out simply and effectively so parents finally have a roadmap to follow.”

— Brian Tracy, world-renowned author and speaker; founder,
Brian Tracy International

"Just following up on your presentation last night and wanted to let you know that I was so glad I went. There were things that I hadn’t realized, you opened my eyes.  Even my husband came home feeling the same way. Once we got home he actually sat down with the kids for almost an hour to discuss your presentation."

— Leslie O.

"Thank you. I personally loved your book, and I am going to make my own cereal box bank. It is also an amazing idea having give, invest, save and spend because it is a perfect balance between needs, wants and feeling good. I also liked how interesting the book is and how it makes you want to build a bank of your own. I think everyone should have their own bank."

— Nolan, age14

"Thank you for doing this. I know it’s not easy with so many people not wanting to talk about money, and preferring to live in a world of denial. But as you said, it’s the power of one! One person can make a difference, and it has a ripple effect. And soon, no one will be afraid of talking about money."

— Deannie Zahara,
mother of three

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