Econ Lowdown in the News

Suiter, Econ Lowdown featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Economic Education Officer Mary Suiter and her department's Parent Q&A Resources were featured in the STL Moms & Dads section of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Tuesday, June 21, 2016. Read the article Bank on a good story to learn about finance.

Financial Literacy Op-eds Published in Local Newspapers
To recognize April as Financial Literacy Month, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis vice presidents wrote op-eds to draw attention to the importance of teaching children about economics and personal finance. Read:

  • Economic Education Officer Mary Suiter's editorial in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch,
  • Little Rock Regional Executive Robert Hopkins' editorial in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette,
  • Louisville Regional Executive Nikki Jackson's editorial in The Courier-Journal, and
  • Memphis Regional Executive Douglas Scarboro's editorial in The Commercial Appeal.

Econ Lowdown Featured in St. Louis Post-Dispatch
A series of four Econ Lowdown articles ran in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as part of the Newspapers in Education section, which incorporates newspapers in middle and high school lessons. The Money Smart Students series sheds light on economic topics as part of Financial Literacy Month. The series includes:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Features Parent Q&As
Home and family editor Aisha Sultan wrote about the Parent Q&A Resources in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read the article: The Federal Reserve Bank gives parents a way to teach kids smart personal finance.

Suiter Discusses Parent Resources in St. Louis Magazine
Economic Education Officer Mary Suiter spoke about the Parent Q&A Resources in a St. Louis Magazine article. The Inside the Economy® Museum also was featured. Read the article, featured in the Family section of the magazine: Bunnies, Money, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

St. Louis Business Journal Quotes Econ Ed Officer
Mary Suiter, St. Louis Fed economic education officer, was quoted in a St. Louis Business Journal article about the Econ Lowdown videos used to create a digital pamphlet for the Boy Scouts of America's personal management merit badge. Read the article: Earn a Boy Scout merit badge with St. Louis Fed.

Econ Lowdown Videos Used in Boy Scouts Merit Badge Pamphlet
The Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boy Scouts recently blogged about how the Boy Scouts of America, with the help of the St. Louis Fed's Econ Ed department and several of Econ Lowdown's videos, helped the national organization create a new digital pamphlet for its Personal Management merit badge. Read the blog: St. Louis Helps BSA with Digital Merit Badge Pamphlet

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