Financial education: Does your state make the grade?


Financial education: Does your state make the grade?

A passing grade? The effort that states put into teaching high school students about personal finance. Personal-finance topics are included in the state’s educational guidelines, but the state does not require that local school districts teach these to…

Can financial education help a person to make better decisions?

WELL-INFORMED, well-educated consumers can create economic ripples? according to Jeanne M. Hogarth of the US Federal Reserve Board in her paper, Financial Education and Economic Development presented at the 2006 Financial Literacy International Confere…

Money Management International Clients Tap Meridian LMS for Online Financial Education

HERNDON, VA–(Marketwire – Dec 7, 2011) – After implementing the Meridian Global learning management system last spring, Money Management International , America’s largest nonprofit, full-service credit counseling agency, has added an array of online e…

12,200 sign compulsory financial education petition

A petition to make financial education a compulsory part of the school curriculum has been signed by more than 12,200 people with that number rising quickly. (1 hour ago)

Schools dally on financial literacy

Starting with this year’s high school freshmen, all Ohio students must receive financial literacy education. Some schools, like Reading High School, are doing well, but some are slow to embrace the new law, a UC educator contends. (4 hours ago)

Study: Students pursuing risky strategies to cope financially

Cherry Hedges, the Virginia Credit Union’s financial education director, noted that freshmen are coming into college a little more financially savvy these days. Still, they need a lot more financial training, including about budgeting and the ramifications of going into debt. (16 mins ago)

State scores with financial literacy education

One day after school during her senior year, my daughter offered a bit of information that shows Oklahoma has made a wise decision on student curriculum concerning personal finance. (4 hours ago)

Financial literacy programs skeletal in public education

When Apple Valley High School economics teacher Evan Williams asks his senior students early in the school year if they’ve heard of a 401 plan, nearly every hand shoots up. When he prods them to explain what it is, all the hands go down but one or (36 mins ago)

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, My Portfolio Is in the Gutter

Financial education is expanding to an unlikely audience — younger kids, even grade-school students. This summer, school-age children will attend finance camp, where they’ll take trips to a bank or delve into investing simulations. (48 mins ago)

Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, My Portfolio Is in the Gutter

Financial education is expanding to an unlikely audience — younger kids, even grade-school students. This summer, school-age children will attend finance camp, where they’ll take trips to a bank or delve into investing simulations. (4 mins ago)