Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Surprisingly Complex World of Financial Literacy Education

The New York Times this month published a column on the surprisingly complex world of financial literacy education.  The column was pegged to a study released this month that students who receive financial literacy skills in school may not remember them by the time they are taking out mortgages or getting credit cards.

The purpose of the study is not to suggest school finance education is worthless, but to encourage folks to think about other ways and places to educate Americans about how to make good choices.

The article notes a number of ways.  Check it out.