Money Experience offers a unique, engaging way to teach online financial education through a life simulator in the form of a graphic novel. The Office of Economic Empowerment received a limited number of Money Experience licenses for Community College students across Massachusetts to be used by May 2022. Access to Money Experience will be given to community colleges by first identifying a staff or faculty member as a “campus champion” and then requesting the licenses via a simple online request form. The collaboration aims to get college students in MA thinking about their financial priorities before they launch new or continuing careers.
About Money Experience
Part of the family of companies founded by noted Boston tech entrepreneurs Jeet Singh and Joe Chung, Money Experience is an educational technology company addressing the need for personal finance education among young people and adults. Money Experience is headquartered at One Kendall Square, Cambridge, Massachusetts. https://www.moneyexperience.com/
About the Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges
The Massachusetts Association of Community Colleges (MACC) represents the fifteen state-funded community colleges and their local Boards of Trustees.
MACC is an association whose sole purpose is to support and enhance the well-being of community colleges across the state in service to students, community, and the Commonwealth.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Money Experience Platform?
The Money Experience platform is a simulator and graphic novel that allows its users to see how their personal preferences and decisions change their personal finance outcomes. The platform is accessed digitally and is self-paced. It is comprised of nine modules and takes approximately two hours to complete. There is an option for additional facilitator-led (“Campus Champion”) training if desired.
What is expected of a Campus Champion?
Facilitators will take part in a quick training, distribute licenses to students at their College, and assist students with questions they might have about the program.
Is Money Experience free?
A limited number of Money Experiences licenses are available free of cost to Community Colleges.
Can multiple students share a license? Can licenses be transferred?
Licenses cannot be transferred or shared.
If my campus uses all its requested licenses, can we ask for more?
The Office of Economic Empowerment has a limited number of licenses available to distribute. Licenses are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Is there technical support for students and Campus Champions?
Money Experience provides any technical support needed to students and staff involved in the program.