Why financial literacy in higher education is a top future-ready skill

July 26, 2019 | Forbes

Lately, an increased emphasis on financial literacy has become a focus in helping students plan for higher education. According to MarketWatch, a recent study conducted by the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission developed best practice recommendations in response to the total amount of student loan debt reaching nearly $1.5 trillion in 2019. The study predicts that participation in higher education will continue to grow, as the jobs of the future demand postsecondary credentials.

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