Mary Suiter is an assistant vice president and economic education officer at the St. Louis Fed.
The COVID-19 pandemic may cast a long shadow over students’ financial lives. Encouraging financial capability is a way to help them now.
Children develop financial behaviors as young as age 7. It’s never too early to start teaching them about personal finance and economics.
Education can boost your income-earning potential, and financial literacy can aid your decision-making as a consumer.
Workshops put on for teachers by the Atlanta and St. Louis Feds are having the desired results, a recent assessment shows. Teachers are learning about the economy and personal finance, and they are passing this information on to a student body that desperately needs it.