The Case for Personal Financial Education in Schools: Part 1

June 14, 2016

 

Millennials, the generation of Americans born between the early '80s and the mid-90s, are exceptional in many ways. They are better educated than their predecessors, more ethnically diverse, and more economically active. They confront greater difficulties - including economic uncertainty, student debt - than those who came before them.

 

The challenges are even greater for Black and Hispanic Millennials. As a generation carrying new personal financial responsibility, it is critically important for Millennials to be on a path leading toward
financial security.

 

“Millennials owe a lot. They know too little. Millennials’ struggle with debt may eventually become our problem too.”  Annamaria Lusardi, Academic Director, Global Financial Literacy Education Center at the George Washington University

 

           

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

5 Simple Ways to Raise Your Credit Score

February 19, 2017

1/6
Please reload

Archive
Please reload

Search By Tags
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Classic
  • Google Classic