Tuesday, December 17, 2013

OH Treasurer Pushes Financial Literacy

Josh Mandel, Treasurer of Ohio, has an OpEd in the Cincinnati Enquirer pushing financial literacy efforts in his state.  His key point:
Over the course of a child’s education, parents and teachers work hard to help students gain proficiency in subjects they will need to be successful later in life like reading, writing and arithmetic. Unfortunately, basic financial skills, including managing a budget, balancing a checkbook and building a savings reserve, are often overlooked.