Two Cheers for School-Based Financial Education

Lewis Mandell, Ph.D.
June 17, 2009

"Two Cheers for School Based Financial Education," provides an in-depth look at the history of financial literacy initiatives in America, past successes, shortcomings, and lessons learned. The white paper goes on to offer policy considerations and best ways forward in the effort to increase financial literacy in America. Dr. Lewis Mandell is the Senior Fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Initiative on Financial Security and a preeminent scholar of finance and researcher of financial literacy.