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Franchot Advocates Financial Literacy Programs For High School Students

June 3rd, 2013 by WCBC Radio

One of Maryland Comptrollers Peter Franchot’s dreams has been to see school systems across the state institute financial literacy programs. Franchot has talked to school boards about a mandatory six-week financial education program for Maryland high school students- a program he advocates would cover budgets, credit and other aspects of money. During a stop in the area, Franchot noted that he is pleased to see his ideas in place for Allegany County students…


One Response to “Franchot Advocates Financial Literacy Programs For High School Students”

  1. June 03, 2013 at 10:38 am, Larry said:

    Finally! I wish I had the opportunity to take a basic finance, budgeting and or economics course in high school. At least to understand the basic aspects of taxes, saving and investing or maintaining a budget. We need these courses as we have a population of young people spending and living according to their desires instead of needs.


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