Category Archives : Financial Literacy

Funding Your Way to College?

According to the College Board for the 2009-2010 Academic Year, the average in-state tuition at a four-year public college is $7,020 and $26,273 at a four-year private not-for-profit college. For room and board, add $8,193 to the public institution and $9,363 to the private not-for-profit college. So, now you have a total annual cost of […]

Why Financial Literacy

A recent survey done by the Jump$tart Coalition reports the following dismal statistics about the state of our young people’s personal financial I.Q., namely: • Just 10 percent of our youth are graduating from high school with any kind of instruction in personal finance. • The average high school student failed a basic financial literacy […]