CEE in the News: What is Your Financial IQ?

POSTED: September 4, 2012 | BY: admin | TAGS: , , , ,

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Today’s Wall Street Journal poses the question, “True or False: Many Americans Don’t Understand the Basics of Investing.”

The article cites CEE’s Survey of the States, “As a nation, we’re not even reaching children all that effectively. While 46 states include personal-finance education in state standards, just 36 require those standards to be implemented, and only 13 require students to take a personal-finance course in high school.”

Our nation’s children need basic financial literacy to grow into well-rounded adults who are capable of making well-informed decisions. As the back-to-school frenzy begins, we hope personal finance education is on all teachers’ syllabi.

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