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Press Release

For Immediate Release

April 13, 2023

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Matt Moss

FoolProofMe Partners with Saginaw Valley State University to Advance Real Financial Education in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region

The FoolProof Foundation welcomes Saginaw Valley State University (SVSU) as its latest Save it Forward university.

Through near-peer mentoring, Save it Forward empowers colleges and universities to promote economic equality in their schools and communities by increasing young people's critical thinking and leadership skills.

"We encourage young people to be healthy skeptics when it comes to decisions impacting their money and their wellbeing," said Dr. Lennette Coleman, Foundation President. "In today's digital world, don't we all need a dose of healthy skepticism?"

A collaboration that works: "This partnership is testament to our outreach and peer-to-peer mentoring across the community", says Mohamed Adel, Associate Director of Dow Entrepreneurship Institute at SVSU.

"This is just the beginning", says Dr. Lennette Coleman, President of the FoolProof Foundation. "Saginaw Valley State University's support has dramatically increased our impact on students throughout the region, empowering them with real financial literacy education as they enter into adulthood."

Learn more about Saginaw Valley State University's support at

To learn more about the FoolProof Foundation's "Save it Forward" resource for colleges and universities, reach out to FoolProof's President: .

About Saginaw Valley State University: Located on a suburban campus in Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region, SVSU is a comprehensive university with more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs of study for its more than 7,000 students.

About the FoolProof Foundation: FoolProof's financial literacy curricula are the only financial curricula in the United States endorsed by Public Citizen, The Consumer Federation of America, Fairplay for Children, the National Association of Consumer Advocates, and the Children's Screen Time Action Network. To learn more about FoolProof's work and see how we're creating a more equitable future, visit