Yesterday (Feb. 27), 21 Savage launched the “21 Savage Bank Account Campaign”.
The “A Lot” rapper partnered with Get Schooled and Juma to create the financial literacy program.
The campaign is geared towards teenagers and will provide them with information on how to maximize their funds. The series starts now and ends in May, covering making money, budgeting and saving, investing, and credit vs. debit.
“While my #1 song was called ‘Bank Account,’ growing up, I knew almost nothing about bank accounts,” Savage said in a press release. “As I have gotten smarter about financial management, I realize how empowering it is to control your money rather than be controlled by it. I want to help kids with a background similar to mine to get smart about their money.”
In March, 21 Savage also has plans to endorse a bank-opening event that will be gifting 150 Atlanta Juma employees $100 to deposit into their bank accounts, according to Vibe. Savage donated $15,000 to the cause.
The financial literacy courses can be taken on www.GetSchooled.com
The hip-hop artist is no stranger to talking about finances. Last year, he passionately talked about financial literacy with NBC News.
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