President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability Convenes First Meeting

The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability convened its first meeting today. Council members discussed the launch of a national financial literacy strategy, coordination between the public and private sector, ways to maximize effectiveness, and ways to increase financial capability.

“Financial literacy is a Roundtable priority,” said Steve Bartlett, President and CEO, The Financial Services Roundtable. “The Roundtable applauds the work of this Council, and is eager to synergize efforts to provide financial literacy for all Americans.”

Among the twelve Council appointees, the Roundtable partners with non-profit organizations Operation HOPE and NeighborWorks America, as well as Roundtable member company Charles Schwab, in financial literacy efforts.

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