Category Archives : Financial Literacy

Academic Year 2016-2017 Funding Your Way to College

According to the College Board for the 2016-2017 Academic Year, the average in-state tuition and fees at a four-year public college is $9,650 and $33,480 at a four-year private not-for-profit college. For room and board, add $10,400 to the public institution and $11,890 to the private not-for-profit college. So, now you have a total annual […]

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 […]