Monthly Archives: May 2016

Students Learning Adult Financial Dilemmas

Originally posted on Whether they’re ready or not, students will be out in the real world before they know it. One major aspect of the real world is managing one’s own money by the use of a budget, while also having a bank account and knowing the ins and outs of it. But students throughout Lebanon County will now be prepared for financial challenges [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00May 28th, 2016|Tags: |

Los Alamos High students working on financial literacy in elective class

Originally posted on Tonya Collins said some of her children have made poor choices with their money. She didn’t want her teen daughter, Dori Archuleta, to fall into the same habits. So she urged Dori to sign up for Ray Henderson’s financial literacy class at Los Alamos High School. “I think it’s important for teenagers to learn how to manage their money,” Collins said. [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00May 22nd, 2016|Tags: |

Financial literacy program teaches students how to manage money

Originally posted on RACINE — Lilie Larson, 11, has noticed a change in her spending habits lately, particularly in that she’s less inclined to spend her money on a whim. Instead, she’s been saving her money for future expenses, like souvenirs during her upcoming vacation to Florida — something she’s started since she and her classmates at St. Lucy’s School, 3035 Drexel Ave., began [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00May 17th, 2016|Tags: |

Program to help students with financial literacy skills

Originally posted on Being able to manage your finances is an important skill to have as a responsible adult, but many people still have trouble with basic banking and investing. It's why more schools in Northcentral Wisconsin are taking a new approach to teaching financial education, through a computer based program that simulates real-world financial situations to better prepare students on how to handle [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:57+00:00May 2nd, 2016|Tags: |