smart with money finance fair

Imagine if you had a day to “try out” all the financial decisions a young adult would need to make…getting a job, establishing credit, buying a car...Would you make the right choices?  Our Smart with Money High School Finance Fair is designed to teach high school students the basics of financial responsibility. Find out how it works!

how it works

Students at the Smart with Money High School Finance Fair will shed their teenage identities for a day and experience the life of a 25-year-old:

  • venturing into a career
  • moving into a place of their own
  • buying a new car
  • student loans
  • insurance coverage
  • credit card payments

Each student is given a salary and savings account balance, and they’ll have a budget worksheet to keep track of their funds as they pass from booth to booth. At each booth, sponsors will make presentations and guide students through life’s toughest financial decisions. When students have completed their tasks at all of the booths, they’ll meet with a financial advisor to discuss their decisions and determine whether they have met their goals. In the end, students will be armed with a wealth of financial knowledge they can use to make smart financial decisions in the future.


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McNamara Financial Services, Inc. has joined forces with and with local companies to teach high school students about the importance of financial management.

The sponsors for Smart with Money High School Finance Fair include:

Main Sponsor and Event Co-Chair:
Alyssa McNamara Reed, CFP®
McNamara Financial Services, Inc.

Event Co-Chair: Ashley Stanford, Marshfield High School Teacher

Participating Sponsors:

Sharon McNamara, Boston Connect Real Estate
Bill Connolly, Mortgage Financial
Jannell Ford
Road to Responsibility
Clipper Ship Insurance
John Topham, CPA

Susan Peavey Travel
Get In Shape for Women
Sweet Frog
South Shore Kennel Club
Bernadette Faulkner Insurance


Contact Us

Alyssa McNamara Reed, CFP®
1020 Plain St. Suite 200 Marshfield MA 02050


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