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What Research Says Students Don’t Know about Personal Finance

April 10, 2019 Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Use Federal Reserve System research and resources to engage and benefit middle school and high school students.


  • Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 3-4 p.m. CT.


  • On the Econ Ed at the St. Louis Fed website


Students know some things about personal finance even before taking a course on the subject. But they have little prior knowledge on some personal finance topics.

How do you know which topics need more emphasis? You don't have to guess. Join us to hear from expert Andrew Hill about the personal finance areas where high school students need the most help. Hill, an economic education advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, will share some of the results of his research.

To help you take advantage of the opportunities the gaps give to increase students' personal finance knowledge, we also will feature free resources from around the Federal Reserve System that you can use in your classroom right away.

We'll show you online courses and videos, lesson plans, classroom-ready activities, and more standards-based resources that align to concept gaps, such as tax deductions, 401(k) retirement savings plans, interest rates, risk, insurance, and co-pays.

The webinar is free, and those who join will receive a certificate of participation. Please sign up today.

For more information, contact Susan Kizer.