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⚡️ Financial Literacy & Cryptocurrency

In this program, you'll explore the basics of investing and financial literacy. You’ll learn about the stock market and cryptocurrency, debate the best ways to build wealth, and explore what gives money its value in the 21st century.

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4 weeks

$400

Grades 9-12

4 weeks

FREE

Grades 9-12

Low Time Commitment

Edgi is your place to escape and chill - you'll meet with your squad for just an hour twice a week.

"I love that edgi is sooo different from a school learning experience."

Naysa

10th Grade, India

"I would completely recommend it to anyone. The conversations are so deep and interesting."

Emily

11th Grade, MA, USA

"I feel 10x more comfortable in edgi discussion calls than I do on school ones."

Elena

10th Grade, MA, USA

Program Breakdown

Weekly topics and terms you'll know by the end of the program

Week 1: What is Money?

How does money get its value? What is its utility? What would happen if we all stopped believing in the value of the dollar?

Barter System
Fiat Currency
Cryptocurrency

Week 2: Capital & the Market

How have Reddit, Robinhood, and r/wallstreetbets fundamentally changed the stock market? Who benefits from the stock market? How do narratives change the value of companies?

Market Cap
Stock Market
Trading vs Investing

Week 3: The Power of Leverage

When does it make sense to take out a loan? Do billionaires have money or do they just borrow money? How does debt accumulate?

Compound Interest
Predatory Lending
Credit & Debt

Week 4: The Future of Money

How might established institutions react to the crypto movement? What are the benefits and drawbacks of centralized and decentralized institutions? Why is blockchain important?

Blockchain
DeFi
NFTs

How it works

1. Weekly Prep

Start your week with a series of fun, short videos made by the edgi team. Then dive deeper by choosing from curated resources like podcasts, videos, and articles.

2. Live discussions

Twice a week, join discussion sessions with your squad. Hear different perspectives and wrestle with the biggest issues facing our future.

3. Socials & events

Get to know people in other squads and make new friends at virtual socials like game nights, piña colada parties, bake-offs, movie watch parties, and more.

Meet the program creator

Josh Shapiro, edgi co-founder and NYU professor

Josh teaches several courses on creativity, technology, and the future of work at New York University. Josh previously worked on the digital staff for Andrew Yang's presidential campaign.

Find Your Squad

Squads run for 4 weeks and are open to students in grades 9-12

🐡 Pufferfish Squad

Naysa 🇮🇳Reem 🇰🇼

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Oct 11, 2021 3:30 PM
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$500

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Mon & Wed

9 - 10pm IST / 6:30 - 7:30pm AST

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🦞 Lobster Squad

Clarissa 🇺🇸Kyle 🇺🇸

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Sep 29, 2021 12:00 AM
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8pm - 9pm ET

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Still have questions? Check out our FAQ page or reach out to Josh at josh@edgilearning.com