Teaching Savings to Kids in Schools

What was once called thrift education is making a comeback as financial literacy. That’s good news in hard times.

Hudson is a picturesque Wisconsin town nestled alongside the St. Croix River, population about 12,000. Its high school has more than 1,600 students and, like every other high school, the quiet of its corridors is momentarily shattered when students change classes. (It’s amazing how much noise teenagers can make.)

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Chris Farrell
Contributing Columnist, Kiplinger.com