Frankie Rose is a high-school junior who attends Riverdale Country School. She has always had an interest in the stock market and our economy. When the market crashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, her interest in finance and our economy grew. She wanted to understand what causes these devastating crashes and recessions that can take people from their homes. She started the Financial Literacy Club in order to provide financial education for today’s youth. She believes that we do not get the proper education to make financial decisions from a typical school curriculum, and in today’s complex economy, it is vital that students have the knowledge they need for financial success.
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Posted on: 01 Jul 2021
Even hearing the word “budgeting” can strike dread into the hearts of some young people. This need not be the case. A budget is simply an estimate of money coming in (your income) and money going out (your expenses) over a given period of time. Though the concept is simple, the rewards of budgeting are […]
Francesca RoseDEBTSTUDENT LOANS
Posted on: 04 Jun 2021
Student loans offer the flexibility to pursue one’s passions in college. But do students fully understand the financial burden that these loans can impose on graduates? Large loans can follow graduates throughout adulthood and limit their options in the job market. Many students pursue college to grow their income potential in an increasingly skilled labor […]