Archive for Month: September 2014
Florida Adopts National Fin-Lit Standards
Financial literacy programs help students put into practice the reading, writing, and arithmetic lessons they’re taught.
NCUA and AARP Join Forces to Promote Financial Literacy
“AARP and NCUA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding outlining a series of educational initiatives during the next two years that include consumer-friendly financial services, anti-fraud efforts, entrepreneurship and financial literacy, among others.”
Coaching Vs. Teaching Basic Financial Concepts
Interpretation of recent studies that find financial acumen lacking among Americans in virtually every demography varies greatly. The need to enhance financial literacy is great. The approach is where we split hairs.
History of the Piggy Bank
Did you ever wonder how the piggy bank came to be? David Blankenhorn shares a sweet slice of Americana via the story of “Pete the pig.”