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Welcome to the LINCS Financial Literacy Group.

The Financial Literacy Group is a community of practice for practitioners, advocates, researchers, learners, policymakers, and others to discuss instructional and programmatic best practices and issues related to teaching financial literacy for adults; share strategies, resources, and information for teaching financial literacy skills as part of a contextualized curriculum; and improve public policies related to financial literacy and adult education.

Topics discussed include:

  • Effective financial literacy skills and practices individuals need in order to make informed and effective financial decisions
  • Budgeting and planning for financing postsecondary education and training
  • Instructional strategies
  • Financial literacy tools and their use in teaching and staff development

Become more informed, get involved, and be inspired! Share your knowledge with the Financial Literacy Group and help advance our field of practice.

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : Call for Session Proposals: Georgia’s 2018 Adult Education Fall Conference May 30, 2018
Discussion : Free PD Opportunity in Using Online Financial Literacy Resources as Authentic Reading Materials May 27, 2018
Discussion : Free & Open Resources for Academic, Employability, and 21st-Century Skills 4 May 23, 2018
Bulletin : Center for Workforce Education: “Less Education Can be Worth More” 3 May 23, 2018
Discussion : The Unbanking of America Mar 31, 2018
Bulletin : WEBINAR 3.28.18 - Lowering the Cost of Course Materials with Free and Open Educational Resources Mar 26, 2018
Discussion : HyperDocs for adult basic skills education -- have you made one? Would you like to make one? 55 Jan 19, 2018
Bulletin : ED Announces Gainful Employment Negotiators Nov 28, 2017
Discussion : *Webinar* (Dec 4, 2017) - FCC/FTC Consumer Webinar to Stay Safe During the Holidays Nov 19, 2017
Bulletin : National Disability Institute's Hands on Banking Quick Reference Guides Nov 14, 2017
Discussion : Workforce GPS: Using Storytelling to Share Your Program Successes 2 Oct 26, 2017
Discussion : Should the opportunities and dangers of cryptocurrency (e.g. Bitcoin) be taught to adults in the U.S. ? Oct 4, 2017
Discussion : Building Instruction on Real World Situations for Adult Learners Sep 24, 2017
Bulletin : ABLE National Resource Center Serves the Financial Needs of Persons with Disabilities Aug 9, 2017
Discussion : How important is math to health? 3 Jul 30, 2017
Discussion : Georgia's 2017 Adult Education Fall Conference - Call for Proposals Jun 5, 2017
Discussion : Financial Literacy & Migrant Ed Tutoring 1 Apr 6, 2017
Bulletin : Get Ready Here for LINCS Live!: Monday, April 3rd at 11:50AM EST Mar 31, 2017
Discussion : Announcement: Important Changes to our Community of Practice Mar 25, 2017
Discussion : Survey Resource Jan 20, 2017
Discussion : The Unbanking of America - Are Check Cashing Centers and Pay Day Lenders really bad? 3 Jan 17, 2017
Bulletin : ED Releases Final Debt-to-Earnings Rates for Gainful Employment Programs Jan 16, 2017
Discussion : Upcoming discussion and Webinar 3 Jan 11, 2017
Bulletin : Loan Counseling Experiment and New College Completion Toolkit Jan 3, 2017
Event : Webinar: Dec 12, 2016