How racial disparities in financial education affect America’s wealth gap | PBS News Weekend

Knowing how to budget and save money are important skills, but not everyone is taught how to do so. Only 25 states require high schoolers to take a personal finance class, and schools with predominantly Black and brown students are less likely to offer those courses. Laura Barrón-López reports on how younger generations are working to improve their financial literacy and help close the wealth gap.

Laura Barrón-López is the White House Correspondent for the PBS NewsHour, where she covers the Biden administration for the nightly news broadcast. She is also a CNN political analyst.

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