… so why aren’t we giving it to them? In this MSNBC.com article, recent college graduate Caitlin Petre practically begs for everyday, real-world financial training. Consider these key quotes from the article:
This is exactly the audience CPAs everywhere are trying to reach as they preach the importance of financial literacy. The MACPA has joined the AICPA’s effort to increase the financial I.Q. of Americans from coast to coast, and the profession’s “Feed the Pig” public service campaign is encouraging young adults to save aggressively for retirement.
Caitlin’s article is evidence of the importance of these campaigns. Obviously, though, more needs to be done. Tell us what you think should happen, then sign up to join our team of financial literacy volunteers.