DOVER, DE- Delaware State University is pledging to help students build up their financial literacy.

They are partnering with Charles Schwab to start a class for 1,500 high school and college students to learn about the building blocks of keeping their personal finances in check.

The new Finacial Literacy Institute will help students start to build up their credit, investments, and knowledge on how to navigate personal finances.

The company has pledged a four-year grant to facilitate the creation of the new program, as well as the expansion of the Financial Planning curriculum and the renovation of the Financial Network Trading Room operated by the University’s College of Business.

 Faculty members say they want people to understand that interest can be great if you’re saving money, but can really hurt people when it comes to debt.

They say college and high school students can be particularly vulnerable, pointing to scams that…

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