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 - 2016
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 Prosperity Now 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.
Personal Finance Challenges
The Maryland’s Personal Finance Challenge is an opportunity for middle and high school students to demonstrate their personal finance knowledge in a fun, competitive environment. Teams of up to four students compete on topics from spending, credit, savings, investing, income and money management. The Challenge helps students gain a better understanding and appreciation of personal […]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. The study can be downloaded by clicking here.Read More »