January 01 2008
John Hope Bryant Helps Celebrate Winners of the Charles Schwab Foundation National Financial Literacy Challenge
LOS ANGELES -- June 18, 2008 -- Today in his role as Vice Chair of the U.S. President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, Operation HOPE Founder
“Establishing wise money habits is key to building strong communities and a strong national economy”, said USPACFLVice Chair Bryant. “The Challenge encourages our youth to focus on the benefits of personal finance early in life.”
Each of the ten winners received a $2,500 scholarship to the college or university of their choice as well as an all-expenses-paid trip to
The Challenge questions were developed in consultation with economists, Junior Achievement USA, the National Council on Economic Education, the National Endowment for Financial Education, and The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. More than 46,000 students nationwide participated in the exam.