Working To Increase Financial Literacy For Children And Adults
April is National Financial Literacy Month, sometimes referred to as National Financial Capability Month. Social service agencies, financial institutions and educational groups use the month to raise public awareness about the importance of financial literacy and the need for financial education, for both adults and children.
Joining us to discuss what we should all know about money, credit and finances, and efforts to increase and improve teaching financial literacy, are Director for School Relations with The Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Valerie Krugh; Hamilton City School District ESL Coordinator and Social Studies Coach and a member of the Teacher Advisory Board with the Ohio Jump$start Coalition, Corbin Moore; and, Chris DeSimio, a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisorsin Cincinnati.
For information about events taking place in Kentucky for Financial Literacy Month visit the Kentucky Jump$start Coalition.
To take the National Financial Capability Study quiz and test your knowledge about managing money, click here.
Listeners are reminded that the information provided on today's show is general in nature and may not apply to their personal investment situations.