Category «Advocacy»

NBEA Policy Statement 88 – Personal Financial Literacy

With all of the proposed bills featuring financial literacy in Massachusetts right now, it would be a great time to review the NBEA’s Policy Statement 88 on Personal Financial Literacy:

MassSaves Day on the Hill

From our friends at MassSaves:

MassSaves – Day on the Hill

From our friends at MassSaves: “On Wednesday, October 11th, we will be at the Massachusetts State House making our voices heard for a Day on the Hill. Day on the Hill, MassSaves’ legislative briefing, brings financial educators, parents, business leaders and student leaders together to the State House in Boston. This annual event is an increasingly critical moment …

Financial Education Could Go Statewide

Ten financial education bills were reported out at Joint Committee on Education on June 6th. This is both promising and problematic. It is promising because nearly 50 congress persons expressed an interest in this issue by either sponsoring or co-signing one of these bills demonstrating their recognition that Massachusetts needs to take action. The problem …

Personal Finance Legislation and Hearing Notice

Many of the financial literacy bills that we are interested in will be heard by the Joint Committee on Education next Tuesday at 10 am! Please see below for more details: HB240 – Rep. Durant, Peter (R) – An Act establishing a personal financial literacy curriculum in schools Action: 06/08/17 – Hearing Scheduled (6/13/17 10:00AM …

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