Massachusetts should push ahead with financial literacy education

Condition Sen. Patrick O’Connor, R-Weymouth

The New Calendar year normally delivers fresh new resolutions, potentially this 12 months extra than most mainly because of what we have all endured about the past two several years. We all want some sort of contemporary get started, a feeling that we’re undertaking the proper issue and a great plan shifting forward.  

As a point out, we ought to dedicate to advancing the struggle for substantial-quality money literacy training in our public schools. Even though we’re all concerned with what the upcoming will deliver, there is minimal much more ahead-wanting than making certain that the up coming technology has the right understanding and expertise to navigate an ever-much more-sophisticated economic and economical landscape.  

Performing with my colleagues across the aisle, I’ve sponsored two expenditures (S.380 and S.381) which would require monetary literacy training in K-12 colleges. Analysis demonstrates that lots of economical behavior and behaviors have been developed by the time a youngster is 7 decades old.