Iowa Lawmakers to Consider Mandatory Financial Education

January 23, 2017

House File 28 — High School Financial Literacy: This bill requires high schools to teach financial literacy courses to better prepare Iowa’s students following graduation. These types of classes will promote important skills and concepts for adult life like money management, college planning, savings and investments, credit and debt, and insurance coverage. A financial planning course taught to University of Northern Iowa students has been credited with lowering the student debt levels for their students.

Posted in Quick News on January, 2017