Financial Literacy is basic personal finance knowledge. Financial Literacy information can help students make good financial decisions that will affect their financial well being now and in the future. Some financial information that all students need is budgeting, debt management, credit basics, using credit cards responsibly and preventing identity theft.
Online resources for students seeking financial literacy basics can be found at http://www.aie.org/managing-your-money/. This site offers a variety of financial literacy tools designed to help students understand the basics of money management.