Friday, February 3, 2017

Kudos to Iowa

According to the Marshalltown Times-Republican, there is a bill introduced in the Iowa House that would require financial literacy in Hawkeye state high schools.

The specifics:
House File 28 — High School Financial Literacy: This bill requires high schools to teach financial literacy courses to better prepare Iowa’s students following graduation. These types of classes will promote important skills and concepts for adult life like money management, college planning, savings and investments, credit and debt, and insurance coverage. A financial planning course taught to University of Northern Iowa students has been credited with lowering the student debt levels for their students.
Here's a link to the bill.  Iowa lawmakers should be congratulated for tackling the problem.  It is legislation worth watching.