Financial Literacy Task Force Media
Burlington Free Press
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 7, 2014
View the press release from Champlain College about the Financial Literacy Task Force that has been launched.
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.
Using data compiled by Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy, it seems clear that Vermonters are actually financially illiterate.