Financial Literacy Varies Greatly From State To State; South Dakota Near Bottom

(New York, NY) — Minnesota is the most financially literate state, with financial education baked into the K-12 curriculum, but where do the rest of the states rank in terms of financial literacy. WalletHub analyzed financial-education programs and consumer habits across America.

Minnesota, Nebraska, Virginia, Colorado, and New Hampshire took the top five for more financially literate states. While Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Kentucky, and Alaska were at the bottom of the list.

At a time of high inflation and economic uncertainly, policymakers are exploring what can be done to improve financial literacy, and to what degree should it be a part of the K-through-12 curriculum.

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