Survey: 67% Say Personal Finance Should Be Required in High School | Credit Cards

A mid-February survey from US News & World Report reveals that over two-thirds of respondents believe that a personal finance course should be a requirement to graduate from high school. On top of that number, another 26% say it should at least be offered as a high school elective. According to Next Gen Personal Finance,… Continue reading Survey: 67% Say Personal Finance Should Be Required in High School | Credit Cards

Georgia is now the latest state to mandate personal finance education

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp makes remarks during a visit to Adventure Outdoors gun shop as he pushes for a new state law to loosen requirements to carry a handgun in public, in Smyrna, Georgia, January 5, 2022. Alyssa Pointer | Reuters High school students in Georgia will soon have guaranteed access to a personal finance… Continue reading Georgia is now the latest state to mandate personal finance education

The Only States That Teach Personal Finance (and What You’ll Have to Teach Kids Yourself)

photo: worawit_j (Shutterstock) Recently, Georgia became the 13th state in the country to mandate personal finance education for high school students. According to Next Gen Personal FinanceGeorgia joins Alabama, Florida, Iowa, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Ohio, Tennessee, Utah, and Virginia in requiring teens to take at least one semester of personal finance… Continue reading The Only States That Teach Personal Finance (and What You’ll Have to Teach Kids Yourself)