Insight by NITP, Inc.

Financial Literacy Facts Versus “Fools”

Insight by NITP, Inc.

April 1, 2019 – Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Ray Kirk, Ph.D., Federal Benefits Specialist, NITP.  April is Financial Literacy Month and since today is April Fools’ Day, our hosts will test your knowledge on the basics of being financially literate.  Making informed financial decisions is important.  Can you tell the difference between the facts and “April Fools”?

Today’s talk will answer these questions and more:

  • Personal finance is only for people who already have money
  • Personal finance is mainly about investing
  • Checking my credit record will reduce my credit score
  • My credit score only matters if I’m getting a loan
  • Getting my finances under control can wait

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