Financial Literacy Bill Will Help Californians Know Their Numbers

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

(Sacramento) – A recent study shows California needs to do more when it comes to teaching young people how to handle their money, balance bank accounts, pay bills or save for the future. Assemblymember Matt Dababneh (D-Encino), Chair of the Assembly Banking and Finance Committee, introduced Assembly Bill 858, a measure to create a financial teaching tool for parents and educators, to boost the financial literacy in California. “This bill will increase financial literacy among our youth by identifying successful curriculum and educational strategies, while also disseminating them throughout the state,” said Assemblymember Dababneh. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.