It is never too early for young people to improve their financially literacy and understand the importance of financial wellness. Although the 2007 recession negatively impacted many people's lives, this time of financial hardship seems to have helped young people recognize the importance of savings and financial literacy.
In a 2011 survey by Charles Schwab, 9 out of 10 teenagers say they have a greater appreciation for what they have and a better perspective on finances as a whole. Out of this sample, 86% also reported that they would like to learn about money management in a class (1). As poor financial choices can wreck anyone’s future financial wellness, it is imperative that young people learn about savings, credit, and investing. Continue reading "Our Sponsored School - Financial Wellness Month"