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April is National Financial Capability Month

Tuesday, 14 April 2015 08:34

Nothing brings learning to life like real-world applications. Emphasize the "M" in STEM with these resources for National Financial Capability Month.

According to nerdwallet.com, the average U.S. household's consumer debt includes $15,611 in credit card debt, $155,192 in mortgage debt, and $32,264 in student loan debt. According to BankRate.com, sixty-seven percent of Americans do not have six months of expenses saved in an emergency account.

How can you help your students prepare for a strong financial future? Check out these resources! Whether you put them to use during Financial Capability Month or whenever there is an organic match to your curriculum, they are sure to enhance your instruction about personal finance, and could also be useful for parents!

 

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