finance http://nipr.fm en Lawmakers call for financial literacy standards http://nipr.fm/post/lawmakers-call-financial-literacy-standards <p></p><p>State lawmakers are pushing legislation that would create a financial literacy curriculum for the state, encouraging schools to teach skills such as investing, balancing a checkbook, and applying for loans.&nbsp;</p><p>Supporters of the legislation say students are graduating high school without basic financial skills.</p><p>Greenwood Republican Senator Brent Waltz says that’s not a new problem.</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:58:59 +0000 Brandon Smith 9922 at http://nipr.fm Lawmakers call for financial literacy standards