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.
Maryland Public Television hosts on-air panel exploring common spending and saving habits
Maryland Public Television hosts on-air panel exploring common spending and saving habits Thinking Money: Practical Solutions aired July 31 OWINGS MILLS –Most Americans struggle with overspending, instead of saving their money for the future. Studies show the majority of Americans have less than three months savings, and one-fourth of the population has no savings at […]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 »