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Presidents Advisory Council on Financial Capability

Why Detroit Should Implement Project 5117

Ryan Mack | Posted 08.17.2014 | Detroit
Ryan Mack

I love Detroit enough that I am willing to fight for its recovery and do whatever is in my power to give back to it. Although I moved to New York and now DC, I have continued to implement financial education programming in the city.

Defining Financial Literacy in a New Economic Age

John Hope Bryant | Posted 09.22.2013 | Impact
John Hope Bryant

Financial education is the baseline, pioneered for underserved and mainstream America. For these young people, the issues were not emotional or self-esteem based, but fundamentals-based.

Parents Would Rather Talk About Drugs Than Dollars

Beth Kobliner | Posted 08.29.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

I get it. Money is an awkward subject to begin with. And the topic of finances can seem complicated when compared to drugs and smoking, where the lesson for kids is a simple: "Just say no!"

Being a Good Financial Role Model

Beth Kobliner | Posted 06.21.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

As a member of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability, I spend a lot of time urging parents to talk to their kids about money. This month I'm going to tell you to do the opposite: DON'T talk to your kids. SHOW them instead.

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Money?

Beth Kobliner | Posted 05.15.2012 | Money
Beth Kobliner

Moms have been asking me this age-old question for years. The short answer: start when your child is old enough to say, "Gimme!"

Lizzie Schiffman

Teens Teaching Teens Financial Responsibility | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Chicago

"How much money would you have to save each day to be a millionaire by 65, if you start saving at age 20?" a freshman at Chicago's Michele Clark High ...

Teaching Financial Literacy To Children Across The Country

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

This post is part of our month-long series featuring Greatest Women of the Day, in recognition of Women's History Month. To nominate a Greatest Wom...