Financial Literacy in Higher Education

| November 30, 2017

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The need for financial literacy education on college campuses is of paramount importance to the future financial health and stability of today’s young adults. As college costs continue to rise well above the rate of inflation, students are relying heavily on student loans to finance their education.

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