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88% of adults support mandating personal finance education

88% of adults support mandating personal finance education

Most adults in the US support guaranteed access to personal finance education for high school students. Eighty-eight percent of adults surveyed by the National Endowment for Financial Education said their state should require either a semester or year long personal finance course for graduation. The survey of 1,030 adults was conducted in March. More from …

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The best books to read to get smarter about your money

The best books to read to get smarter about your money

There are thousands of resources online to learn about personal finance, a staggering amount of financial information, from free courses offered by colleges and education platforms to TikTok influencers and expert newsletters. This can make it hard to identify the best sources on budgeting, saving and investing, but the earlier in life an individual begins …

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These states poised to pass personal finance education laws this year

These states poised to pass personal finance education laws this year

Lee Jimenez, a teacher at Indian Hill Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio, discusses credit cards and methods of payments with his 3rd grade class using online financial education curriculum SmartPath. SMARTPATH There’s momentum for personal finance education becoming law in many states across the country. Nearly half the states already mandate such instruction, and more …

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