Q: What is Wise Up Academy?

A:  Wise Up Academy is an in-person learning center for young adults to acquire crucial life skills and financial know-how, which are typically missed in conventional high school curriculums. Our aim is to empower youth with the hands-on knowledge necessary for real-world success. Offering everything from financial intelligence to job interview skills, we deliver the key resources for building a prosperous future.


Q: Does Wise Up Academy offer memberships?

A:  Yes! We offer two different membership packages as well as the ability to purchase class packs in 5 and 10 class increments. Check out our MEMBERSHIP page for more information.


Q: Why is financial literacy important for teenagers?

A: Financial literacy is crucial because it equips teenagers with the knowledge and skills needed to make informed financial decisions throughout their lives. It enables them to manage money, budget effectively, and understand concepts like credit, loans, and investments.


Q: What kind of courses does Wise Up Academy offer?

A: Wise Up Academy provides a diverse range of classes that cover topics such as personal finance, budgeting, credit management, insurance fundamentals, job interview preparation, and more. These courses are designed to address the most critical areas of financial literacy and life skills.  Review our CALENDAR or a current list of scheduled classes.  


Q: Who can benefit from Wise Up Academy?

A: Wise Up Academy is tailored to benefit 14 to 18+ year olds who are on the cusp of adulthood. High school students seeking to gain practical knowledge and essential life skills will find immense value in our classes. Whether their future involves higher education, entering the workforce, or pursuing other paths, Wise Up Academy equips them with the know-how to navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

Q: Are the courses taught by qualified coaches?

A: Yes, Absolutely! At Wise Up Academy, our coaches are highly qualified and experienced instructors. They bring expertise in financial management, life skills training, and education to provide your teens with the best possible learning experience. Our team is dedicated to empowering young minds and ensuring they receive top-notch education in essential life skills and financial literacy.

Q: Is Wise Up Academy only for students planning to attend college?

A: Not at all! While college-bound students can certainly benefit from our courses, Wise Up Academy is open to all teenagers, regardless of their post-high school plans. The knowledge and skills gained are valuable for any young individual stepping into adulthood.


Q: Do you have to attend classes in any specific order?

A: No.  All the modules and classes can be taken at any time and in non-sequential order.  We do recommend taking modules that have 2 or 3 part classes in order, however, it is not necessary. Monthly schedules are never the same, so be sure to check our CALENDAR for up to date classes offered.


 Q: Can my teen bring a friend to class?

A: Yes! We encourage our members to invite their friends to experience the Wise Up Academy classes. The first class for invited friends will be complimentary. If any of the friends decide to join and remain enrolled for six months, you will receive one month of membership for free as a token of our appreciation.


Q: What are the operating hours of Wise Up Academy classes?

A: Monday-Thu 4p-8pFriday CLOSEDSaturday 9:30a-4:30p, Sunday 10a-2p. We strive to offer flexible class timings to accommodate various schedules.


If you have any more questions or need further clarification, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We are thrilled to welcome you and your teens to Wise Up Academy, where they can gain valuable life skills and financial literacy in a supportive and engaging environment. Let’s embark on this journey of empowerment and growth together!