The federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission wants members of the public to help it develop a national strategy for promoting basic financial literacy.[@@]
Congress created the commission, an arm of the U.S. Treasury Department, when it enacted the Financial Literacy and Education Improvement Act in 2003. The commission is supposed to develop a national financial literacy strategy by June 2005, according to a notice by Dan Iannicola Jr., deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury, which appears today in the Federal Register.
Iannicola lists 3 questions in his request for comments:
- What are the 3 most important issues the national strategy should address, and why?