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Our mission is to provide quality financial literacy education and tools for those starting their personal financial journey.

About Us

The 5 Buckets Foundation was started out of a need to combat a vast lack of knowledge among people about basic financial concepts, which can contribute to higher rates of poverty, decreases in overall health, and lower employment rates. We envision a world where all people have the financial education to build a successful future.

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Our Curriculum

Our team provides financial literacy education through an interactive introductory curriculum that covers the basics of personal finance. This includes budgeting and savings, how credit and credit cards work, insurance, taxes, investing, retirement, and the psychology of money. We also have a curriculum specifically for the needs of veterans.

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I have now attended several 5 Buckets Foundations sessions, and without fail, these are some of the best and most engaging. I feel part of the conversation and no matter the number of attendees, I feel heard and engaged. The work on financial literacy that they are doing is necessary and beyond valuable on a personal and a professional level.

Calvin C.

[The presentation] was engaging, easy to understand, and detailed. Throughout, you were empathetic to our feelings and current situation, and I think we were all grateful for that.

College Freshman

At the end of their presentation I felt that my financial literacy had went up and appreciated the book that they gave for all of us to take home.

College Freshman

The foundation is absolutely wonderful and I find it very helpful for young adults to gain knowledge on financial literacy because schools don’t teach us this.

College Freshman

They gave the right amount of information so we were not overwhelmed, but also, were able to cover important topics that are applicable to us as college students.

College Freshman


Your contribution will support our mission and enable us to provide workshops, free books, and literacy resources to students and adults in the Bay Area and beyond.