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4 Tips to Combat Financial Illiteracy


Financial literacy is the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively for a lifetime of financial well-being. According to Money Management International, most consumers experience some level of financial illiteracy that significantly impacts their everyday lives. 


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The Need for Spanish Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on April 17, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryNewscategoryMember Tips
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Adult learners who are not literate in their native language find it more difficult to learn, read, and speak fluently in a second language. Formal education isn’t always an option for Latino immigrants, especially adults. Teaching native-language literacy first can significantly increase the percentage of Latino immigrants who feel confident enrolling and succeeding in English language classes and other adult education classes. 

Learn more about how Spanish literacy and online courses like Leamos™ can help.


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A Simple Twist of Fate: Dennis and Densel
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on April 04, 2018 in categoryStudent Stories
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The Literacy Council of Grand Island (LCGI) helps adults across Grand Island, Nebraska in the literacy skills necessary to communicate, grow, and thrive in the community. We want to share the story of a dedicated LCGI tutor and his inspirational student, and the wonderful friendship that emerged during their time together.


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Audiobooks for Adult Literacy? It’s Not a Myth!
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 29, 2018 in categoryFacts & ResearchcategoryMember Tips
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In the basic education classroom or tutoring environment, audiobooks have traditionally been used to instruct English as a second language (ESL) learners, individuals with learning disabilities, and individuals who are either learning to read or are improving their reading skills.

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Students Helping Students with Family Literacy
Posted by Jennifer Paulding on March 27, 2018 in categoryStories from the Field
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Simpson County Literacy Center (SCLC) in Franklin, Kentucky, has teamed up with a student at Western Kentucky University who helps teach family literacy.

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