Category: Financial Literacy

The Importance of Financial Literacy for High School Students

Dr. Greg Filbeck, CFA, FRM, CAIA, CIPM, PRM Director, Black School of Business Samuel P. Black III Professor of Finance and Risk Management Penn State Behrend The Importance of Financial Literacy for High School Students Mandating financial education requirements for high school graduation is essential to the financial well-being of its country‚Äôs citizens. In the […]

FLN – CFA charterholders who want to make a difference

The Financial Literacy Network. It is a group of 10 concerned CFA charterholders (Chartered Financial Analysts) gathered in 2019 to work for improved financial literacy (FL) in our communities. We wanted to use the knowledge we have accumulated in finance to improve communities. These last three years have been something that none of us could […]

Financial sacrifice is the key to financial freedom.

There is a consistent and positive relationship between frugality and building wealth.  The data shows an overwhelmingly correlation between financial discipline and financial freedom. It is an important message to teach and instill into the mind of savers. As charterholders, we realize the need to use the security markets to build wealth, but we need […]