Teaching teens personal finance has long-term payoffs
Feb 27, 2024

Teaching teens personal finance has long-term payoffs

A growing number of high schools are requiring students to take personal finance courses, and the long-term payoffs are significant. Plus, Macy's is closing 30% of its stores, Expedia announces layoffs as the post-lockdown travel surge slows, and a $1 billion gift means free tuition at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx.

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Personal finance classes are becoming the norm in high schools

Feb 27, 2024
thirty five states now require these courses — 12 more than two years ago, according to a new survey.
Young people who've taken these courses tend to have higher credit scores, research shows.
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