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Financial Literacy and Education Commission

United States. Government Accountability Office.

Financial Literacy and Education Commission

further progress needed to ensure an effective national strategy : report to congressional committees

by United States. Government Accountability Office.

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Published by GAO in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Finance, Personal -- Government policy -- United States,
  • Finance, Personal -- Study and teaching -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States Government Accountability Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG179 .U56 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 48 p. :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16216790M
    LC Control Number2006470334

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ALA Financial Literacy Guide Website from American Library Association This guide lists materials and resources about personal finance suitable for public libraries. Financial Literacy, Financial Education and Economic Outcomes Justine S.

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Senate, Washington, D.C. The Texas Education Code (TEC) requires instruction in personal financial literacy in K-8 mathematics instruction and in one or more courses offered for high school graduation.

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Founded inthe Institute accomplishes its mission by working with organizations to incorporate financial education into their existing services.