As Financial Literacy Month arrives each April, headlines paint a bleak picture of the state of financial literacy in the United States. Many of the indicators are not good. Fewer than 20 states mandate a course in financial literacy as a high school graduation requirement. Add to that the fact that only 26% of parents feel well prepared to teach their kids about basic personal finance.
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