Adult Education News

Financial Literacy Month

April is Financial Literacy Month, and what better time to address the pivotal role of personal finance skills in empowering individuals to navigate the complex landscape of economic decision-making. In today’s world, equipping students with the knowledge and skills to manage budgets, comprehend banking systems, decipher investment options, and understand credit and debt are important for students’ success.  

Financial literacy cultivates a sense of agency and confidence, enabling adults to make informed choices about their financial futures, thus helping to foster economic independence. To learn more, check out this collection of financial literacy videos and classroom resources by NOVA from PBS. By integrating financial literacy into adult education and literacy initiatives, these practical life skills contribute to building more resilient and economically empowered communities.