Sunday, March 6, 2016

Financial Literacy Month - Good or Bad?

There's a column in the Wall Street Journal this month questioning whether Financial Literacy Month (April) is worth the fuss.  It is a thought-provoking take that is worth a read.

Here's one reason the month makes sense:
Lusardi, a professor of economics and accountancy at George Washington University, hopes that Financial Literacy Month could help nudge high schools to adopt financial curricula. Only 17 states currently require high-school students to study personal finance, according to the Council for Economic Education.