The Maryland Coalition for Financial Literacy (MCFL) realizes the need for all Maryland students and adults to acquire the skills and knowledge they need to make more informed financial decisions. Since every public school in Maryland is required to include the Maryland Standards for Personal Finance Education in the curriculum, MCFL’s primary focus is to provide teacher training, classroom tested materials, and curricular assistance in an effort to increase both the quantity and quality of personal finance education in Maryland.
Survey of the States - 2014
Every two years, the Council for Economic Education (CEE) conducts a comprehensive look into the state of K-12 economic and financial education in the United States.
Financial Statistics for Maryland
The annual CFED Assets and Opportunities Scorecard enables states to benchmark their outcomes and policies against other states in five issue areas: Financial Assets & Income, Businesses & Jobs, Housing & Homeownership, Health Care, and Education.
Congratulations to Dr. Allen Cox
Congratulations to Dr. Allen Cox, one of the recipients of the 21st Century Education Foundation’s 2015 Business Partner Award for his work with Financial Literacy. Allen received his award at Anne Arundel County’s 9th Annual Networking Breakfast with the Superintendent.Read More »
FINRA Investor Education Foundation
A FINRA Investor Education Foundation funded study recently released examines the effectiveness of state mandates on financial education for high school students, documenting notable improvements in credit outcomes for young adults who were exposed to rigorous programs. http://www.finra.org/web/groups/foundation/@foundation/documents/foundation/p602380.pdfRead More »