Vermont State Colleges aim to improve financial literacy

Vermont State Colleges aim to improve financial literacy

October 11, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


FOR A LOT OF YOUNG PEOPLE —
LEARNING HOW TO MANAGE MONEY AND
CREDIT IS ONE OF THOSE LIFE
LESSONS LEARNED THE HARD WAY. NOW, STUDENTS IN THE VERMONT
STATE COLLEGES SYSTEM HAVE SOME
NEW RESOURCES TO HELP LEARN
ABOUT PERSONAL FINANCE AND AVOID
TROUBLE. TODAY — T.D. BANK PRESENTED THE
STATE COLLEGE CHANCELLOR WITH A
$25,000 CHECK TO EXPAND
FINANCIAL LITERACY AND TRAINING
ON ALL FIVE VSC CAMPUSES.>>VERMONT TECH IS DOING
WORKSHOPS. CCV DOES MENTORING. IT VARIES BY CAMPUS. WE LOOK FOR THE MOST EFFECTIVE
WAYS TO HELP OUR STUDENTS
UNDERSTAND, WHETHER IT IS CREDIT
CARDS, STUDENT LOANS, OR JUST
BASIC ACTIVITIES.>>THERE IS A DIRECT LINK
BETWEEN FINANCIAL LITERACY AND
IMPROVED SOCIOECONOMIC HEALTH
LATER ON. WE ARE VERY EXCITED ABOUT THIS
EFFORT. STEWART: ONLINE TRAINING COVERS
A WIDE RANGE OF SUBJECTS — FROM
TRACKING EXPENSES TO HOUSEHOLD
BUDGETING AND THE DO’S AND
DONT’S OF CREDI