Learning about money does not have to be boring. It takes considerable effort from both adults and adolescents to master this aspect of life, and it is important to make it attractive to students if we expect them to master it. In a recent survey 4 out of 10 American adults indicated that they consider their knowledge on personal finances insufficient. Having in mind that people tend to be generous with themselves, it is evident that better financial education is needed, but how can we make it fun? Find in this article three examples of enterprises that went out of the box and made financial education a little more attractive. You will learn about SALT, an interactive site which helps students handle their loans, Main Street Literacy, which uses innovative tools, and Main Philanthropy, which uses the same concepts but applies them to low income families.
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