financial literacy

3 ways to teach financial literacy in college-and why it’s no longer a ‘maybe’

Students are heading to college without knowing the basics of money management, putting institutions in a critical position to address financial literacy.

The financial health of Americans has been headline material of late and the prognosis is grim–69 percent of Americans surveyed have less than $1,000 in savings, and 3 percent have nothing put away for emergencies, much less retirement. And when it comes to financial health after college, many young adults are ill-prepared to handle their burdens.

Total Student Loan debt in the U.S. has surpassed $1.45
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