By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Students at Norland Middle School got a lesson in finance Tuesday – one they’ll never forget.

Miami Dolphins cornerback Byron Jones surprised the students with starter savings accounts

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That will help teach them the importance of financial stability and investing.

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Each child was awarded a Goalsetter savings account with $40 in it.

“The fact that you guys have a chance to learn this now, 10 years before I had a chance to learn it, that’s extremely important,” Jones told the students. “I want you guys to really hold onto these lessons. This is a chance for you guys to hold onto these lessons and design your life the way you want to.”

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The app Goalsetter teamed up with the NFL Players Association for the “Dropping Jewels” initiative.

CBSMiami.com Team