Real-time learning: the decision to cash a check sinks in

By Nan Howard, GTA Instructor The students in my fall class were more skeptical than most, as more than half were foster youth or involved in the juvenile justice system. On the first day, when I introduced the premise that money is not about numbers, but about decisions, a few […]

An ambitious goal

We are almost there! Thank you to everyone who has given so far. On #GivingTuesday we raised $11,880: we are now less than $1,200 away from our goal! Donate today to get us to 100% before the end of the year. Learn more about our impact. On September 1st, Game Theory Academy […]

Meet the 2016 #HuntOakland sponsors!

These generous businesses sponsor the Oakland Treasure Hunt so we can keep ticket prices low. They provide a wide range of products and services to the Oakland community. Through #HuntOakland sponsors you can hire legal and environmental planning services, contract a quality bookkeeper, develop a sustainable investing strategy; get your teeth cleaned and straighten those […]

Prizes for winning #HuntOakland teams

The prize list just keeps growing! For the 2016 Oakland Treasure Hunt we offer amazing prizes to our winning teams, thanks to these generous businesses. Please give them lots of love for supporting our event. Golden State Warriors tickets! A Scharffenberger cake from Miette! Cupcakes from James and the Giant Cupcake! More cupcakes! Thank you […]

Your gift, your impact

If you’re curious about how far your donation goes at GTA, you no longer have to spend hours wondering! Read below to learn how your gift supports youth opportunities. Make a donation today. A $1,000 donation funds bus tickets for 100 summer youth participants, so they can get to class on time. $750 funds […]

Cars & Credit Cards: How Zakiya increased her credit score

When Mission Asset Fund announced that it was seeking new Lending Circles providers for the Better Bay Area Initiative, the opportunity jumped out to us. Game Theory Academy’s Make Your Decisions Count course teaches youth the basics of building good money habits, helps them gain confidence in navigating the economy, […]