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 advocate for the expansion of rigorous financial education programs so that all Marylanders, especially students, have the knowledge needed to make informed financial decisions in today’s complex global economy.
Survey of the States - 2018
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 »
Annual Financial Education and Capability Awards
NOMINATE A MARYLAND FINANCIAL EDUCATION ROCK STAR! CASH Campaign of Maryland, MCEE & MSDE are looking for exceptional leaders statewide for the Fifth Annual Financial Education and Capability Awards program which highlights the dedication and success of public school teachers, community champions and outstanding organizations who deliver financial education to youth and adults focusing on […]Read More »