Archives August 2013


Financial Literacy Topics: Money Has a Cost

For the month of August, in the Financial Nutrition blog and Facebook page we are focusing on financial literacy topics given the poor state of financial understanding among teens. We hope to boost everyone’s understanding of these critical areas — teens and adults alike — and explain why we teach financial understanding the way we …


Financial Education — What Can We Do?

News stories have abounded lately regarding the lack of financial literacy among the U.S. population, and the poor, or non-existent, financial education in the U.S. schools. Along these lines, The Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College recently published a 2013 National Report Card on efforts by states to improve financial literacy in high schools. …