Issue Brief: Financial Literacy

This brief explains what financial literacy skills are and why they are important.

Susan Sharkey
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National Endowment for Financial Education
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Informational Material
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This brief explains what financial literacy skills are and why they are important. It describes what skills students need for financial literacy and provides tips for integrating financial literacy in the adult education classroom.

Benefits and Uses

This brief explain what is meant by "financial literacy skills" and the importance of these skills in adult learners' lives. It provides clear examples of instructional tasks that can foster students development of the necessary skills as well as tips for teaching the skills in the classroom.

Required Training

No prior training required.

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