Gems + Gents Program: Saving, Investing, and Wise Spending

Young Minds, Big Dreams: Nakiya Young-Couvson Talks Financial Literacy at Gems and Gents

Yesterday, the Gems and Gents Leadership Program hosted financial powerhouse Nakiya Young-Couvson for an inspiring talk on mastering your money. Young-Couvson, a financial guru known for her engaging style, captivated the young audience with her message: Start young, dream big, and watch your wealth grow!

The session buzzed with energy as Young-Couvson unpacked the fundamentals of financial literacy. She demystified the world of saving and investing, guiding the Gems and Gents through topics like:

  • Prioritizing Needs vs. Wants: Young-Couvson helped the young leaders distinguish between needs (essentials) and wants (desires) to make informed spending decisions.
  • Investing in What You Know: She explored the concept of investing in companies you already use and understand, making the stock market seem less intimidating.
  • Planting the Seeds of Savings: Young-Couvson introduced the Gems and Gents to popular saving and investing apps like Acorns and Robinhood, demonstrating how to take control of their financial futures.

By the end of the session, the Gems and Gents were armed with valuable financial knowledge and the inspiration to pursue their financial goals. Young-Couvson’s message of starting young and taking charge resonated deeply, leaving a lasting impact on these future financial leaders.


I’m a Forex Trading Mentor with valuable experience teaching others how to trade using my expertise to help navigate the fast-paced world of currency trading. As a day trader, I have developed strong analytical skills and an unwavering focus on the Foreign Exchange market. In my free time, I enjoy traveling and exploring different cultures and spending quality time with family.