The roots of financial literacy
Remember home ec class?
Financial Finds: A weekly roundup of quick personal finance reads.
On April 21, 2016 at 5pm, Beth will moderate a panel on financial literacy, part of an event celebrating the national expansion of the Cowin Financial Literacy Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.
I’m excited to share that I’ve been selected by President Obama to serve on the new President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
This trip is for the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, but this time around the Council's Youth Subcommittee will conduct a "listening session" on teaching financial capability in the Chicago Public Schools.
I think of Annamaria Lusardi as the Annie Sullivan of personal finance. Just like Sullivan taught Helen Keller how to communicate, Lusardi is teaching our country how to communicate—about money.
I was recently appointed to the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, and tomorrow the council will meet for the first time in Washington, DC.
School's starting, and even though financial reform has made lots of people buzz about financial literacy and the importance of teaching kids about money, most schools haven't yet incorporated money lessons into their curriculum.