Treasurer Magaziner believes that every Rhode Islander deserves the opportunity to achieve financial security. That’s why Treasurer Magaziner and his team advocate for expanded financial literacy in schools and for adults, as well as for programs and organizations that help Rhode Islanders become more financially self-sufficient.
Financial Empowerment Roundtable
In 2017 Treasurer Magaziner established the Financial Empowerment Roundtable, where representatives from government, non-profits, education, businesses, and banking share ideas on how to promote financial education and empowerment statewide. These quarterly roundtables take on specific focus areas with each convening and all previous copies of presentations available at the bottom of this page. If you are interested in joining a future meeting, contact Deputy Treasurer Charon Rose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Shadow Day
The Office of the General Treasurer each year also hosts a Job Shadow Day providing Rhode Island students with the opportunity to explore careers in finance by visiting workplaces and interacting with financial professionals from the state. Over the last four years, 325 students have participated in this all-day hands on learning experience.
Young Leader Award
The annual Office of the General Treasurer Young Leader Awards recognizes high school juniors from every school in Rhode Island who demonstrate an interest in entrepreneurship and a drive in developing the skills necessary to achieve their goals. These awards are presented to high school juniors in the State of Rhode Island who meet the following criteria:
Financial Literacy Educator of the Year AwardAs a former public school teacher, Treasurer Magaziner understands that educators play a vital role in setting young people on the path to financial success. Treasurer Magaziner's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year Award recognizes teachers across the State of Rhode Island who provide holistic support so their students can successfully navigate the financial system. The award, typically hosted in June, is open to teachers who meet the following criteria:
The Office of the General Treasurer is always working with local partners to increase and improve opportunities to bring financial empowerment to all Rhode Islanders. If you or your organization are interested in partnering, please contact Deputy Treasurer Charon Rose at email@example.com.
April 2019 Presentations
Fidelity - Financial Education Stories
February 2019 Presentations
Financial Literacy for Youth (FLY) Initiative
Student Borrower Protection Center
July 2018 Presentations
The State of Financial Literacy Education in Rhode Island
Council for Economic Education
The Finnest Concept
April 2018 Presentations
Coastway Community Bank
February 2018 Presentations
August 2017 Presentations
Rhode Island Treasury - Why Financial Literacy is a Priority for Treasurer Magaziner
Everfi - Impact Report for 2016 - 2017 School Year
Pawtucket Credit Union - Financial Literacy Program
October 2017 Presentations
Financial Literacy at North Kingstown High School