Improving the financial literacy of high school students

Improving the financial literacy of high school students

OHIO — Making smart financial decisions can help Americans avoid high debt, but for many, having the financial literacy skills to make those smart decisions often comes later in life. What do you want to know According to David Zasada, only 25% of students across the country are required to take a personal finance course … Read more

JHS Course Teaches Personal Finance | News, Sports, Jobs

JHS Course Teaches Personal Finance |  News, Sports, Jobs

Amy Schultze (right), accompanied by Austin Harmon (left), 2014 JHS graduate and business manager of Shults Nissan Subaru, walks through the process of buying a car with her class during a recent visit at the dealership. Before teaching, Amy Schultze helped run her family business – a local hardware store – where she aimed to … Read more

Improving the financial literacy of high school students

Improving the financial literacy of high school students

OHIO — Making smart financial decisions can help Americans avoid high debt, but for many, having the financial literacy skills to make those smart decisions often comes later in life. What do you want to know According to David Zasada, only 25% of students across the country are required to take a personal finance course … Read more

Popular personal finance advice contradicts economic theory

Popular personal finance advice contradicts economic theory

Avoid credit card debt. Start an emergency fund. Start saving for retirement when you’re young. And never underestimate the importance of compound interest. Personal Finance Experts tend to agree on this kind of basic principles. But a new working paper highlights the surprising disconnect between popular personal finance books and economic theory. The author of … Read more

What makes income tax progressive, regressive or proportional?

What makes income tax progressive, regressive or proportional?

youUnderstanding the different forms of taxes and what applies to you is one of the great challenges of adulthood and there are many different varieties to learn in the United States. The different forms of taxation can be very useful to understand in the run up to political elections so that you know for sure … Read more