Game of Life Teaches Financial Literacy

A game of life teaches financial literacy to a class of sixth graders, who have been getting married, getting jobs, and building houses.as part . The personal finance unit of the Life Builder Project has been an eye opening adventure for the students.  The game...

Financial Literacy for High School Students

Financial literacy for high school students is an important part of the studies in many schools, whether it is learning about credit, savings, budgets, or investments.The Credit for Life fair was recently held at B.M.C Durfee High School in Fall River Massachussetts,...

Financial Literacy a Required Course in High School

The lifelong importance of making sound money decisions has led one school district to make financial literacy a required course in high school.  Mustang High School teacher Carrie Hixon recently asked her students “What if you used your bank debit card to buy lunch...

Why Financial Literacy for Kids is Essential

Teaching kids about money can make a big difference in how they approach their finances as adults. Showing them that money comes from hard work and that savings are important can give them a big advantage when they begin to get money of their own. Looking at the...