Invest in You: Leveling The Playing Field Through Financial Education
Effective money management, wealth creation through investment, and the informed use of credit are all critical skills for leveling the financial playing field and promoting economic mobility. Yet most young people aren’t exposed to financial literacy education in school. When courses are offered, they typically take the form of a one-semester elective in high school. What role does education play in leveling the financial playing field and what can be done to give more students access to these financial life skills?
CNBC + Acorns Invest in You: Ready. Set. Grow. and Junior Achievement are partnering to bring students from across the United States together to give them the opportunity to ask a panel of experts questions about the role education plays in leveling the financial playing field.
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