WASHINGTON (4/29/13)--Credit Union National Association Assistant General Counsel Luke Martone will be among the invited attendees at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Youth Financial Education all-day session on April 30.
The event, "Investing in our Future: A National Conference on Financial Capability for Children and Youth," will be hosted by the CFPB's Office of Financial Education.
"The Conference will highlight promising practices, critical challenges, and opportunities in promoting the financial capability of children and youth populations," the CFPB said in a release. Public, private, and nonprofit representatives have been invited to attend the event.
Topics on the agenda include:
- Integrating financial education in K-12 schools;
- The role of innovation and hands-on learning in promoting financial capability of children and youth; and
- Critical research and evaluation needs for making the policy case for school based financial capability initiatives.