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Our all-volunteer California Jump$tart Coalition Board of Directors welcomes two additions to our board! Visit our Board of Directors webpage to get to know our full list of volunteers striving to educate young people on the many aspects of fiscal responsibility, including prudent saving, earning, spending, and investing and credit practices. 

Russell Clifford, CFP®, is a veteran of more than 30 years in the financial planning profession. The firm he created, Clifford Financial Planning, Inc., is an industry leader in designing strategies for the creation, preservation, and transfer of wealth. Mr. Clifford is a sought-after expert on the intricacies of comprehensive financial planning, especially in the areas of...Continue Reading

Chase Peckham serves as the director of community outreach for the San Diego Financial Literacy Center (SDFLC), a nonprofit he helped establish in 2013 as the education arm of DebtWave Credit Counseling, Inc. The work of the SDFLC is focused on personal financial education of San Diego County residents with a focus on youth...Continue Reading

Parth Asawa, Youth Advisor to the Board, is a senior at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, CA and the Director of the Financial Literacy Introduction Program, a part of the Youth Economics Initiative nonprofit, of which he is an Executive Board Member. Parth has worked to create interactive financial literacy curricula to distribute to students for their schools and local communities...Continue Reading

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