Financial Literacy Month

April was Financial Literacy Month; however, every month should involve efforts to better understand personal financial planning principles and practices. The website 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy offers a wide range of tools and information to help people develop money management skills at every stage of life.

Other resources to provide financial planning assistance include the:

Teaching Suggestions

  • Have students talk ask people to describe their definition of “financial literacy.”
  • Have students obtain financial literacy suggestions using online research.

Discussion Questions 

  1. What are the common elements of financial literacy?
  2. How might a person improve their financial literacy?

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