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Special Discussion contd. - Hosting Financial Literacy Workshops for Adult Learners (Feb. 12 - 14)

Engaging local and community partners to bolster support services for students including introducing and continuing the financial education to our students in an excellent strategy. It could formalize a relationship, bring in new expertise, deliver a new perspective and set of resources for a particular focus area.

Special Discussion: Incorporating Financial Literacy into Adult Education Programs (Feb. 3 - 14)

To commemorate February as the Financial Aid Awareness month, Financial Literacy and Postsecondary Completion groups are hosting a special discussion from today, February 3rd to Friday, February 14th on ideas and strategies around integrating financial literacy into adult education programs.

The high cost of textbooks

{This discussion is cross-posted on Postsecondary Completion and Financial Literacy groups}

We all know that the cost of going to college has increased substantially in recent years but I came across this graph and it was humbling to see the cost of textbooks being compared to consumer price index. I want to find a graph similar to this one for college tuition.

Free Upcoming Webinar! Financial Literacy Materials for Adults with Limited English Reading Proficiency


Save the date for a free LINCS Community webinar on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 2-3PM EDT.  Log in info will be emailed directly to registered participants as we approach the webinar date.

April is Financial Capability Month!

The official blog of the U.S. Department of Education has posted a blog announcing April as Financial Capability Month. The full blog is reposted below for your convenience, or click here to read the original post. 

Focus on Financial Empowerment this Month

Posted on April 16, 2013 by Martha Kanter

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