In Montana, Optimism Financial Ed To Be Added
During the Montana Board of Public Education's meeting here, credit union representatives
Montana CU Network Senior VP & General Counsel Bob Pyfer cited studies showing the need for teen financial
Professor Marsha Goetting of Montana State University Extension Service, explained the National Endowment for Financial Literacy's program, passed out NEFE workbooks to the board, and explained that the free materials won't mean extra costs for local school districts.
Pyfer said he is optimistic financial education will become part of the Montana public school system when revised social studies standards come up for adoption in 2005.