Financial Literacy Task Force Media

Burlington Free Press

Task force aims to school Vermont in financial literacy

By Lynn Monty

May 29, 2014

The Champlain College Center for Financial Literacy aims to increase knowledge of money matters in classrooms across the country and ensure that college students graduate with the skills to make sound decisions about spending, credit and investments.

Brattleboro Reformer

Task force to fight financial illiteracy in Vermont

By Chris Mays

May 20, 2014

President of the Windham Foundation Bob Allen has taken on a new role as chairman of a task force specializing in the improvement of financial literacy.

Times Argus

The role of financial literacy

By Mary R. Niebling

May 16, 2014

Our hope is that the task force will not just highlight the importance of financial literacy for teenagers and adults, but also move beyond financial literacy to promoting financial capability, encouraging behavior change as well as increasing knowledge.

Vermont high school students take on financial literacy

May 8, 2014

Vermont high school students scored a D for financial literacy in a national survey last year put together by Champlain College's Center for Financial Literacy. The center has launched a task force to recommend changes.

Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy launches task force

May 7, 2014

View the press release from Champlain College about the Financial Literacy Task Force that has been launched.

Times Argus

Malek: Financial literacy critical issue

May 05,2014

Last Thursday’s Times Argus editorial “Crunched by numbers” addressed the issue of Vermont’s “financial literacy” and praises a task force of 19 people seeking to help policy makers address a chronic problem that is adversely affecting people’s lives.

Times Argus

Crunched by Numbers

May 01,2014

Using data compiled by Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy, it seems clear that Vermonters are actually financially illiterate.