In the Media
March 27, 2013
Recent polls suggest that there is a high need for financial literacy courses in college curriculum.
March 1, 2013
Financial literacy is important for making smart decisions about money. But increasingly, research shows the earlier you start learning the topic - preferably before you graduate high school - the better.
By Anders Ax
February 18, 2013
As part of a new financial education initiative managed by Champlain College's Center for Financial Literacy, three Vermont high schools will participate in two years of financial literacy education.
President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability
January 29, 2013
Champlain College listed among the Advisory Counsil on Financial Capability for U.S. President Barack Obama.
TIME: Business & Money
By Dan Kadlec
November 16, 2012
Individuals don't understand as much as they should about personal finance. That's why we have government-supported financial education initiatives throughout the world, from Australia to the U.S. The hope is that one day more financially literate populations will help avoid future financial crises.
November 8, 2012
The 20 students in George Cook's "Inc." class at U-32 High School are taking part in a project-based learning opportunity that Principal Keith Gerritt says "is something they can use to be economically viable citizens of not only this country, but the world."
WAMC Northeast Public Radio
By Bob Barrett
November 7, 2012
We hear a lot about the amount of debt many students take on while attending college. But how many of those schools are making sure those students know how to deal with that debt...or even understand it once they graduation? Today on The Best Of Our Knowledge, we'll hear about one northeast school that now mandates courses in financial literacy for all their students.
New Champlain College program takes new approach to helping high schoolers learn the do's and don'ts of money and credit
June 6, 2012
The majority of this spring's high school graduates are not ready to take on the world financially. Many of these teenagers lack the skills and knowledge that they need to successfully navigate today's complex financial world.
Champlain College's Financial Literacy Efforts Highlighted In White House Study Aimed at Empowering Citizens
May 23, 2012
Champlain College's efforts to increase the financial capabilities of college students and develop additional training opportunities for K-12 teacher training has earned notice in a new report and guide issued by The White House entitled, "Every American Financially Empowered: A Guide to Increasing Financial Capability among Students, Workers, and Residents in Communities."
May 4, 2012
iGrad, a college graduate digital resource for money, jobs, career and internships, recognized Champlain College as one of 24 of the most innovative financial literacy programs at colleges today in its "2012 Financial Literacy Compendium."
April 21, 2012
The majority of this spring's college graduates aren't ready to take on the world financially. Two-thirds of students will graduate with debt that averages $25,250 in student loans and more than $4,000 in credit-card debt, according to the Project on Student Debt.
April 27, 2012
Saving for retirement when you're in your 20s requires some imagination. You have to imagine yourself in old age, needing the money that you put aside today. You have to imagine the size of your nest egg, a formidable amount. And you have to imagine balancing this need with other important financial goals, such as paying off student debt and buying a first home.
April 5, 2012
The Class of 2012 may be surprised to hear that they need to start saving...right now. Here are 6 ways to make saving for retirement both painless and bulletproof.
Vermont Launches Personal Finance Literacy Pilot Program with Goal of Creating a National Model for Education
April 4, 2012
A new program to study the effectiveness of financial literacy education in Vermont high schools was launched today. The pilot program is the result of a partnership between state government entities, non-profit corporations and financial institutions. The new program will be managed by Champlain College's Center for Financial Literacy.
April 4, 2012
Officials from Vermont's Champlain College are joining state government leaders and financial industry executives to call for better training in Vermont high schools on financial literacy.
April 2, 2012
We are thrilled to announce that a $22,500 Discover Pathway to Financial Success grant has been awarded to Colchester High School to further develop and implement financial literacy education into our students' curricular offerings!
April 1, 2012
In these troubled financial times, discussions of wealth and economic inequality are sure to come up. Children are perceptive, and from an early age, they notice differences among their peers, including socio-economic ones.
March 19, 2012
While UC Berkeley graduate student Katie DeWitt studies, a total stranger could be taking her Prius on a Target run.
The Haas School of Business student is renting out her personal vehicle through Wheelz, a peer-to-peer car-sharing company that connects car owners to renters.