Students Financial Literacy

Public Schools Responsible for Preparing Students for Financial Life, Say Experts Why do 1.3 million U.S. college students graduate annually carrying student loan debts? Why do 30% of college and university students drop out after the first year? The National Financial Educators Council is concerned that lack of money management education in junior high and [...]

Students Financial Literacy2017-02-27T14:25:17-08:00

Financial Literacy Improves Graduation Rates

Financial Literacy Training May be Best Way to Improve College Graduation Rates According to College Atlas, although 70% of Americans today study at a four-year college, fewer than two-thirds actually finish. Among the more than 600,000 freshmen entering college each year, at least 30% of students will drop out after the first year. And the [...]

Financial Literacy Improves Graduation Rates2017-02-27T14:25:33-08:00

Financial Professionals Pass Background Checks

Industry Experts Agree: Financial Services Professionals should Pass Background Checks When consumers seek to enlist advice about their personal finances, there are many ways to determine whether a financial professional is a good fit. Educational credentials, professional licenses, and a demonstrated track record certainly are important factors to consider. But a further criterion shouldn’t be [...]

Financial Professionals Pass Background Checks2017-02-27T14:25:48-08:00

Youth Personal Finance Benefits

For Youth, Learning about Personal Finance has Immediate Applicability to Life Decisions Recently the National Financial Educators Council asked financial experts to answer the following questions: “Do you feel teaching personal finance to students will benefit them? When compared to core subjects taught in school – mathematics (algebra, geometry), science (biology, chemistry) and social studies [...]

Youth Personal Finance Benefits2017-06-27T14:21:49-07:00