survey of Vermont high schools finds that while some form of financial
literacy is taught in many of them, the courses are elective and they vary in what’s
Earlier: Spaulding Launches Financial Literacy Program
Personal finance has become more complex, making it even more critical for people to understand how to manage their money. An ambitious program at Champlain College aims to improve what Vermonters understand about saving and investing, credit and debt.
A down economy and confusing, complex choices are testing our ability to make wise financial decisions. We’ll talk about how to improve our financial literacy. Plus, part two of our interview with author John Irving and a behind-the-scenes look at the interview.