Annual financial literacy event helps Native American youth


Last updated 5/21/2018 at 3:06pm

Native American students lag behind in financial knowledge

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-Recently, Isleta Pueblo and Tiwa Lending Services, a community development financial institution, held the third annual Native American Youth Empowerment Summit. Leaders say the need for such summits is great because parents are not training their children in how to have financial success.

According to studies by investment firm T. Rowe Price, only 27 percent of parents speak with their children about money at least once a month. They also say that parents who discuss finances with their children weekly are more likely to have kids who say they are smart about money.


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