Championing Financial Literacy Month: Organizations That Are Making a Difference

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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: Championing Financial Literacy Month: Organizations That Are Making a Difference 

When: Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Join the live hashtag discussion

The panel will include National Jump$tart Coalition; CFPB Youth Financial Education Section; Daniel Hebert: State President of the New Hampshire Jump$tart Coalition; Take Charge Today; Financial Beginnings; Stephen Day, Ph.D.: Chair of the Virginia Jump$tart Coalition and Director for the Center of Economic Education at the Virginia Commonwealth University; AFSA Education Foundation; American Bankers Association; Pockets Change; Shauna Barfuss: Executive Director of the Utah Jump$tart Coalition; Funding the Future; John Lanza: CEO of The Money Mammals;  Selena Swartzfager: President of the Mississippi Counsil on Economic Education and Jump$tart Mississippi; Leslie 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; Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian and Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions we’ll discuss:

  1. Why is financial literacy important to you?
  2. How do you advocate for financial literacy in your community?
  3. How are you planning to advance the financial literacy movement in 2022?
  4. How do you gauge success in the financial literacy movement?
  5. What are some barriers that organizations offering financial literacy resources face?
  6. What do you feel are the key components to financial literacy/financial capability?
  7. How can consumers find organizations that offer resources for financial literacy?
  8. If you could offer one key financial literacy tip to viewers watching this chat, what would it be?
  9. How can parents help you advocate for the inclusion of effective financial literacy curriculum in schools?
  10. Where can people go to learn more about your organization?

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