A financial advisor seeking to expand access to literacy and wealth-building tools has launched a new subscription-based education service run outside of his practice by him and his family. Futurvest – a training and coaching website created by Alex and Rosa Chalekian, and their sons Ara, Julian and Jeremiah –Read More →

Over 200 students from Calgary and surrounding areas had the chance to showcase and sell products they themselves developed through an entrepreneurship program. Sixteen teams comprised of students from Calgary and Airdrie were featured at the Junior Achievement Enterprise Program Trade Show at CrossIron Mills, selling their unique products onRead More →

NEW YORK, February 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Working in Support of Education (W!se), a leader in financial education, is pleased to announce the launch of a major new digital resource to enhance its award-winning financial literacy certification program. W!se (Work in Support of Education) launches financial literacy app to serveRead More →

(The Center Square) — Plans to require Wisconsin high school students to learn about money and how to manage it in order to graduate from high school are facing opposition from education officials in Wisconsin. ‘State. The Ministry of Public Instruction opposes AB 899that would require all high schools inRead More →

COURTESY OF SEN. MARC PACHECO BOSTON — Massachusetts Senate Dean Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, announced that Wareham Public Schools received a $15,000 grant to implement financial literacy into the curriculum. Resources from the Financial Literacy Planning and Implementation Grant Program for FY2022 will support the implementation of new Personal FinancialRead More →

GERMANTOWN, Maryland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SkyPoint Federal Credit Union (SkyPoint), a leading member-owned financial institution, and Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS), a high-performing school system of 68 schools in Maryland, announced a partnership to teach literacy finance in 11 FCPS high schools. “We are thrilled to partner with FCPS on this important program,”Read More →

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Mahoning Valley start-ups invites participants to its range of financial literacy and entrepreneurship programs this year. Programs include JA High School Financial Literacy, JA Titan Virtual Challenge, and JA Start My Business. JA Financial Literacy is a semester, educator-led, evidence-based course that teaches high school students fundamentalRead More →

Norcross, GA – Stephanie Murdock of Purpose Driven Finances (770-568-3629) has announced open slots for her financial literacy seminars. Its goal is to help more people achieve financial freedom through simple and practical strategies. Norcross, United States – January 11, 2022 – Offering a lifeline for those in dire straits,Read More →

To help provide this valuable resource to students who need it most, Stock-Trak plans to provide free access to 100 Title 1 schools in 2022. MONTREAL, QUEBEC, CANADA, December 17, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Stock-Trak, Inc., a leading provider of financial education resources for the K12 and college markets, has announcedRead More →

MCPS Education Council Passes Resolution Regarding Financial Literacy Graduation Requirement On October 5, Hana O’Looney, a student member of the Board of Education (SMOB), proposed a resolution asking MCPS Acting Superintendent Monifa McKnight to explore the possibility of offering a compulsory one-semester financial literacy course starting with first-year students inRead More →

Financial literacy is lowest among Generation Z. However, the Generation Z cohort is focused on improving their knowledge. It is according to a new report from the TIAA Institute and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University (GW) School of Business. The report used dataRead More →

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, CNBC, in partnership with Acorns, asked communities across America to nominate local financial literacy leaders who have demonstrated their commitment to educating those who are often left behind. Hundreds of names were submitted, but only a few could be chosen. These leaders have spent countless hoursRead More →

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Seven years after students at a small suburban high school in Rhode Island successfully advocated for the adoption of financial literacy standards, state lawmakers made proficiency in personal finance a requirement for college. graduation fromRead More →

Financial literacy, like all other life skills, is crucial. The earlier you expose it to your children, the better their money management skills will be later in life. This money management practice lays a solid foundation for concepts such as saving, spending, and investing in children. Learning how to investRead More →

Ladder is a platform for publishing various picture books and online programs with the mission of empowering over one million children to become social entrepreneurs. Our current series features interviews from our interplanetary journalist Spiffy with inspiring social entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship ecosystem builders, who advance the UN SDGs. Happy toRead More →

Women face unique challenges in achieving their lifelong financial well-being and security. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the problem. Find out why and more importantly, explore solutions to overcome the challenges in a special virtual discussion with industry experts, presented by the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, June 24Read More →

BLOOMINGTON, Illinois., May 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – As vaccination rates rise across the country to fight the spread of COVID-19, many Americans anticipate a summer filled with travel and entertainment. According to a new COUNTRY Financial Survey more than half (62%) of Americans currently feel good or excellentRead More →

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Entrepreneurship inherently involves financial risk. This does not mean, however, that entrepreneurs cannot become financially secure. Remember that your personal finances and those of your business are not the same. Responsible entrepreneurs don’t just focus on making their business successful. They alsoRead More →

A new post-election COUNTRY Financial Security Index reveals that Americans’ overall sense of financial security has remained consistent over the past year. Fifty-five percent of Americans rated their financial security positively, compared to 53 percent who said the same last year, before the pandemic. However, that doesn’t mean Americans haveRead More →

start early Starting early when you’re young is key to achieving the financial security you want. It’s never too late to start, even if you’re nearing retirement age, because every penny you’ve saved now will help cover your future expenses. If you can save about Rs 10,000 every month forRead More →

Author’s note: After many years of editing by Kiplinger magazine, my colleagues and I have built a deep institutional memory of personal finance wisdom, and I’d like to share some of it with you. The advice below first appeared on the magazine’s 50th anniversary in 1997 and, in slightly revisedRead More →

Image source: Getty Images It is possible for anyone to become safer by taking the right steps. For most Americans, the novel coronavirus crisis has been a major wake-up call. The economy was doing well, unemployment was at an all-time low, and then everything changed in no time. The pandemicRead More →