As of April, we have reached over one million students through the MassMutual Foundation’s FutureSmart program; we’re now halfway to our goal of providing two million students with financial education by 2020. The knowledge gains and behavioral changes we’ve seen at scale give me hope that young people are prepared to be smart stewards of their own financial futures. We have seen students’ scores on pre- and-post assessments rise from a D to a B. In addition, nearly 90% of students are taking the knowledge they learn home to the dinner table or using our companion app outside of the classroom.
However, it’s the individual stories from more than a million students, teachers, administrators and partners that most inspire and encourage me. Here are some of my favorite stories of real people having real impact:Continue Reading