National economic trends, such as unstable employment,
the threat to Social Security as we know it, and the widening gap
between wealth and poverty are the bases for the development of
Financial Fortitude, the current Economic Development Program Initiative
of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Financial Fortitude is a process that will help
program participants to set and define goals, develop a plan to achieve
them, and to put the plan into action. The process serves as a blueprint
to address all aspects
of personal finances.
The Financial Fortitude initiative is comprised of ten components and
provides a collaboration of information from the FDIC, the National
Endowment for Financial Education and other well-known financial
institutions. The initiative help members of the sorority spread
financial education throughout their local communities.