Students Teaching Financial Literacy

Marketing students teaching financial literacy to other high school students are preparing themselves for real world living. Students from Plymouth South High School are working with students at the Plymouth Public Library who are working on their high school...

New Financial Literacy Standards

New financial literacy standards for high school students go beyond spending and saving.  Students learn about completing a W4 form for work, writing checks, and balancing a bank statement. Six years ago the Bremerton School District in Washington made financial...

Kids Learning Financial Lessons

A program based on  real life scenarios has kids learning financial lessons and the importance of planning and preparation. 57 fifth graders entered the gym at Hagerstown’s Emma K. Doub Elementary School with iPads and online budgeting tools.  They chose an...

Kids Learn Financial Realities of Budgeting

The harsh truth of adult life is very much a part of financial literacy classes in many schools now, as kids learn financial realities of budgeting, saving, spending, and planning.  Once a high school class, the subject of financial planning has now become a focus for...