Monday, March 9, 2015
Casey Family Programs and the President's Advisory Council Work to Improve Financial Capability for Young People
This week the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) met at the White House to discuss its work to help provide the nation’s young people with the tools they need to improve their financial futures. Secretary Lew joined other members of the Council as they shared their efforts to improve the financial education, skills, and experiences of young people so that all Americans can start their financial lives on the right foot.
In many ways opportunity begins with financial literacy. The more young people understand their financial choices, the more likely they are to manage their money effectively, save and invest, and use credit wisely. As young people grow into financially capable consumers, they can better attain their own financial goals and contribute to the strength of our overall economy....