Among all the subjects that are taught in U.S. elementary schools, personal finance is often overlooked. That trend started way back in the 1940s, when U.S. government officials determined that schools and teachers were poorly equipped to deal with the complexities of the post-war economic boom.... [read more]
Young adults who discuss money with their parents are more likely to have a budget, an emergency fund and a retirement account, a new T. Rowe Price study says.
Still, when it comes to being an adult, most feel unprepared to deal with real-world finances.
That's why talking to your kids... [read more]
The U.S. school system may not provide students the formal financial education they need, but parents can still teach financial literacy at home.
America's schools aren't making the grade, if you ask the Council for Economic Education. The organization's mission is to help teach personal finance... [read more]
April is Financial Literacy Month, so we’re a bit ahead of ourselves here, but already the news about financial knowledge in the nation’s public schools is, for the most part, not good.
That’s according to the newly released 2018 Survey of the States: Economic and Personal Finance Education in Our... [read more]
Congratulations Providence High School (North Carolina). You won the bragging rights of State Champions of the NC Personal Finance Challenge as well as second runner up!
Thanks to Ally for sponsoring the event & The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond for their partnership.
Durham, NC - April 13, 2018. April is Financial Literacy Month and NCCEE is taking the opportunity to provide professional development to NC teachers at Fidelity Investments. Kristen Thompson said "Happy National Financial Literacy Month! We’re talking “savings and investing” with 50 NC educators... [read more]
Investing in Our Children's Future! Incorporating Personal Finance & Economic Education in Our Schools. The North Carolina Council on Economic Education (NCCEE) is an affiliate of the The Council for Economic Education (CEE). We are the leading non-profit organization in the United States that... [read more]
Raleigh, NC | Congratulations to all North Carolina schools, educators and students that participated in the 2018 NC Online Economics Challenge qualifier! The top eight teams in the David Ricardo Division are announced and they invited to participate on March 22 in the State Championship Quiz Bowl... [read more]
Raleigh, NC | Congratulations to all North Carolina schools, educators and students that participated in the 2018 NC Online Economics Challenge qualifier! The top eight teams in the Adam Smith Division are announced and invited to participate on March 22 in the State Championship Quiz Bowl at The... [read more]
Raleigh, NC | NCCEE Executive Director Sandy Wheat and Board Chair Creighton Blackwell of Coastal Credit Union, had the pleasure of joining Congressman G.K. Butterfield at Hillside High School in Durham on February 20. Rep. Butterfield talked to the students participating in the Capitol Hill... [read more]