The Importance of Early Financial Coaching
University/College Tuition… Student Loans… Credit Cards… Spending Money… ALL of these financial factors are predictable in a young athlete’s future.
At the NBYMP, we ensure that our athletes are trained and developed in practical scenarios both on-and-off the court. We provide our youth with a concrete financial foundation so they can start to develop strong financial competencies. Our hope is that they continue these financial tendencies throughout their lives, in order to control of their financial future.
For older (high school) age groups, we discuss topics pertaining to:
Saving and Investment Options
Needs vs Wants
The History of Money & Transactions
Budgets and Planning
3 Sectors of Income
Debt (Credit Card, Student Loans, etc.)
Assets & Liabilities
For younger (elementary school) age groups, we discuss topics pertaining to:
What is Money?
Where Does Money Come From?
Needs vs Wants
Simple Ways to Make Money
Introducing Banks and How They Store Money
Gains and Losses and more...
Meet Our Lead Youth Financial Advisor
Nathaniel Gardner is a Brock University (Ontario, Canada) alumni of the Men’s basketball program, who graduated with a honours degree in Business Administration. During his time at Brock University he studied investing on his spare time and shortly after graduating acquired a portfolio of over $1 Million in Assets. This led him to be a Financial Coach. He is a Canadian Licensed Financial Adviser, who much like on the ball court will do whatever it takes for you to succeed in the game of finances, if you match his work ethic.