April is Financial Literacy Month: What is Financial Literacy and Why Is It So Important?

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April is Financial Literacy Month. Join us for weekly conversations highlighting the importance of financial literacy in the classroom and at home, and meet the organizations that are advocating for and leading the change for future generations.

Topic: Financial Literacy Month: What is Financial Literacy and Why is It Important?

When: Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include Jump$tart CoalitionLeslie H. Tayne, Esq: Founder and Managing Director of Tayne Law Group, P.C. (f/k/a The Law Offices of Leslie H. Tayne, P.C.); Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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  1. What was your first experience learning about personal finance?
  2. What is financial literacy?
  3. Why is financial literacy important?
  4. How can financial literacy help your credit?
  5. Where should financial education take place?
  6. When should financial education begin?
  7. What resources are available to help you and your children/students become more financially literate?
  8. How does financial literacy apply to your daily lives?
  9. How can you advocate for financial education?
  10. How can you help promote financial education during Financial Literacy Month?

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