With the economy in trouble, everyone's got an investment in financial literacy.
Understanding the basic principles of how money works includes knowing early on why it's important to save. It is understanding how credit card interest can turn into a monster. And it is realizing that student loans have to be repaid.
Those who make it their mission to educate the young about money are turning to the Internet to spread the word.
"We've got to meet these kids where they are," said John Bryant, founder and CEO of Los Angeles-based Operation Hope, a nonprofit that provides financial education to inner-city residents.
And where the kids are is, of course, cyberspace. Read the rest if the article here.