Understanding financial literacy

April 27, 2015 — This week on For Your Benefit, join co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan as they welcome Ray Kirk, federal benefits specialist with NITP, and the former manager of Benefit Officer’s Training and Development in Retirement Services for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management.

April is National Financial Literacy Month.

What is financial literacy and what can you do to improve your financial literacy? Financial literacy is the ability to make informed judgments and to take effective actions regarding the current and future use and management of money.

Topics include:

  • What does financial literacy mean? What is an example that would help me understand the concept of financial literacy?
  • Why is improving my financial literacy important to me?
  • What steps can I take to get started?
  • What resources are available to help me?

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