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Financial Ignorance is Not an Option

BY: RYAN LEUNG, rising senior, Lexington High School and 2016 winner of the National Economics Challenge If the goal of high school is to prepare students for life after graduation, then most schools in our country are not meeting that standard. While our school system prepares students with the academic skills needed to succeed, there […]

POSTED: February 15, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Ohio Government Making Smart Choices

BY: SENATOR LOU TERHAR, Ohio Senate, District 8 The low level of financial literacy in Ohio (and nationwide) exacerbated the effects of the Great Recession. Ohio is ranked fourth worst in financial literacy of the 50 states, has the sixth highest proportion of college graduate student loan debt and ranks 33rd in average per capita […]

POSTED: February 14, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

A Call to Business Leaders

By: DAN SCHULMAN, President & CEO, PayPal  PayPal is committed to democratizing financial services to enable all people to join and thrive in the digital economy. Whether here in the US or around the world, we believe everyone should have access to the affordable, convenient and secure financial products and services they need to improve […]

POSTED: February 13, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Where Does Your State Stand?

Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States, collecting data from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The biennial Survey of the States serves as an important benchmark for our progress, revealing both how far […]

POSTED: February 12, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , ,

2018 Survey of the States Reveals Slow to No Growth in K-12 Personal Finance and Economic Education

Now in Its 20th Year, Council for Economic Education Study Highlights Wide Gaps in Financial and Economic Education Throughout U.S. States   A 2017 study from the American Psychological Association reveals that money is the second leading source of stress in the United States, and the National Institute of Mental Health estimates that 40 million […]

POSTED: February 8, 2018 | BY: Daniel Thompson | TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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