Improving Financial Literacy in the U.S.

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About This Episode

Financial literacy is more important now than ever as Americans continue to face financial struggles due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And yet, there is a persistent financial literacy epidemic that threatens the financial futures of millions. Financial advisors can serve as an antidote to this epidemic. My guest Andrew Crowell, is here to talk about how financial literacy programs, like the one that his firm, D.A. Davidson, offers in partnership with the YMCA, can positively impact urban communities and set teenagers up for financial success.

About Our Guest

Andrew Crowell is vice chairman of D.A. Davidson & Co.’s wealth management division and is a third-generation financial advisor. He has 20+ years of experience working in financial services. In addition to serving as a board member for D.A. Davidson Companies, he serves as executive leader of D.A. Davidson’s community relations functions and is also the creator of Moneywise, the firm’s community program that helps strengthen teenagers’ education about financial topics.

Show Notes

Here is a link to the D.A. Davidson web site. Here is a link to the community involvement page on D.A. Davidson’s website, which includes information about its Moneywise program.