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The Wela Way
Creating a Life of Meaning and Financial Well-Being
Our mission is to help increase the financial and life success skills of our youth globally. Why? So they can achieve their full potential and share their gifts with the world.
We work with families, organizations, charitable foundations, schools and individuals committed to this outcome.
Nancy Phillips, creator of the Wela Way, discusses the importance of the GISS (Give, Invest, Save, Spend) Method of Money Management
The Steps to Success Teen Guide, 25 Financial and Life Lessons to Help You Achieve Your Dreams
Reviewed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Nancy Phillips, Founder DollarSmartKids Enterprises and Creator of the Zela Wela Kids
with mentor Jack Canfield, Creator of The Success Principles
By providing financial and life success skills resources to families, we can change the course of history for the next generation.
Where did the name Zela Wela Kids come from?
The inspiration of children and their brilliance and passion! The word wela is the root of the word “wealth” and means an abundance of valuable resources and possessions. Since all young children have an infinite supply of “valuable resources” within them – such as determination, imagination, optimism, perseverance and the belief they can do anything – this seemed a natural choice. Nancy and a group of children came up with the word zela while playing a game to find something fun that rhymed with wela, luckily the last letter worked!