WASHINGTON (4/9/15)--This year's Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill has been scheduled for April 24, starting at noon (ET). The event will be held in conjunction with the offices of Reps. Ruben Hinojosa (D-Texas) and Steve Stivers (R-Ohio).
Since 2003 the Council for Economic Education, Junior Achievement USA and the Jump$tart Coalition have held Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill. The event alternates each year between House and Senate Offices, this year's will be held in Room 345 of the Cannon House Office Building.
Sens. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.), Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Tim Scott (R-S.C.) are among the invited guests for the event.
Financial Literacy Month takes place every April to highlight the importance of financial literacy, and to give consumers an opportunity to establish and maintain good financial habits. (See related story: "NCUA Hosting Fin. Lit. webinar and Twitter chat April 22.")