Financial Literacy Month: Why Is Financial Education Crucial and How Do We Do It?

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It’s Financial Literacy Month! This week we’ll discuss the importance of financial education and ways to teach important money topics.

Topic: Financial Literacy Month: Why Is Financial Education Crucial and How Do We Do It?

When: Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 3 p.m. ET.

Where: Twitter chatroom or join the live hashtag discussion.

The panel will include: National Jump$tart Coalition; Beverly HarzogCredit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News; Paulina LikosInvesting Reporter at U.S. News; Patrina Dixon: Personal Finance Expert and Author, It’$ My Money; Rahkim Sabree: Finance Coach and Author, “Financially Irresponsible”; 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.); Lawrence D. Sprung: CFP® President of Mitlin Financial, Inc.; Rod Griffin: Senior Director, Consumer Education and Advocacy, Experian; Christina Roman: Consumer Education and Advocacy Manager at Experian.

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Questions We’ll Discuss:

1. Why is financial education important?
2. What financial topics should a person have knowledge about?
3. When is it appropriate to start teaching your kids about personal finance?
4. How can adults learn more about personal finance?
5. Where should financial education be taught?
6. What resources are available to help people learn about personal finance?
7. How can you promote financial education in your community?
8. How can being financially literate help you improve your credit?
9. How can financial literacy help you achieve your financial goals?
10. What do you feel is the most important financial literacy subject?

Check out our complete list of upcoming personal finance Twitter chats here.