Buying Power with VicTreeFi

Senior Girl Scouts can earn the Buying Power badge today! This is a digital course that contains fun videos and activities that meet all badge criteria. All VicTreeFi courses are created by financial professionals (and Girl Scouts alums)! When your Senior completes this course, she will receive a virtual certificate as proof of completion.


VicTreeFi is a female-founded company, dedicated to promoting financial education. The company’s co-founder was a Girl Scout. VicTreeFi provides on-demand courses for students that are self-paced and mobile-friendly. Courses are built around national standards for financial literacy and all required Girl Scout badge steps.


In Person or Virtual:



$2 per girl

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To purchase courses as an individual, please login or create a free account to access your Girl Scout dashboard. Girl Scouts may enroll at any time by purchasing badge courses. As Girl Scouts advance through their badgework, progress is saved and shared with the council. Once all required badgework is completed, a Certificate of Completion will appear under the My Certificates tab.

If you are a troop leader and would like to bulk enroll your entire troop, download the Troop Enrollment Form on the website and email the completed form to Payment can be made by credit card online. We recommend that Girl Scouts complete badgework prior to planned troop meetings, with discussion of key takeaways occurring at the next troop meeting. Email for more information about discussion guides.

Award Earned:

Buying Power

Buying Power

Find out about the long-term impact of making a big purchase and understand how you need to be prepared to keep paying for your purchases long after you’ve started to use the items.   

  1. Compare costs and options
  2. Conduct consumer research 
  3. Calculate the long-term costs
  4. Investigate ways to find better deals
  5. Create a savings plan for a big purchase you’d like to make    

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll know how to research and budget for a big purchase for yourself or your family.