Through collaboration with non-profit organizations, school districts and the business community, Financial Mentors of America provides outcome based, comprehensive financial education, career discovery and college funding curriculum for high school and middle school students.  The curriculum has proven to be highly effective with economically disadvantaged, under served youth.

FMA’s objective is to license the highly effective, award winning Game of Real Life to educate 10,000 students by 2016 and 100,000 students by 2023.

Our co-founder was one of five individuals recognized by the Encore Organization for her commitment to making a difference in the world.  For her extraordinary contribution to society, Lorraine has won a $100,000 Purpose Prize.

Real Life Financial Math

A new Texas Math & CTE high school course designed giving students the knowledge, critical thinking and team building skills needed to make real life decisions.

Please click here to learn more about Real Life Financial Math.

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What the Community says about Real Life Financial Mathematics foundation course, the Game of Real Life.

What Teachers Say About Real Life.

What Students Say About the Real Life.

Why FMA is Teaching Students about Real Life.


Your Bridge from High School to College for Students and Parents

R2LCoverWe are proud to announce the publication of this Real Life workbook for high school seniors,college students, their parents and parents who want to plan and understand how to strategically fund their child’s education. Use the link below to buy the Kindle version of Ready to Launch.

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If you have purchased the book, please click here to register and gain access to a worksheets you may download and print.

Upcoming Events

July 26 – Financial Literacy Summit

By the Independent Bankers Association of Texas.
FMA will present
Real Life Financial Mathematics
Mini-Game of Real Life
1pm to 2pm
Farmers Branch, Texas

August 15 – FMA Board Meeting

Open Positions  

FMA has no paid positions currently available.  If you would like to volunteer, we need the following talent:

Volunteer Coordinator – 10 hours per week – recruit, engage, develop and reward FMA volunteers
Marketing Manager – 20 hours per month – newsletter editor, coordinate school district mini-games, schedule volunteers
Development Manager – 20 hours per month – coordinate grant writers, meet with potential funders, acknowledge FMA supporters
Community Outreach – 5 hours per week – share our mission with civic clubs and non-profit organizations

INTERESTED? Send resume and interests to

Click here to read more about PRIOR open positions.

Meet our Fall Work Study Team 2015

Four work study students from the University of Houston have been recruited to work with FMA for the Fall/Spring semester. Two of them started on 10/26/2015 and the other two will start next week. Click here to learn more about this team.