MONTPELIER, Vt.— State Treasurer Beth Pearce, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson, Champlain College Center for Financial Literacy Director John Pelletier, and members of the Vermont Financial Literacy Commission today urged policymakers to act on the recommendations contained in the Commission’s 2017 Financial Literacy Report.
MONTPELIER, Vt.—Ten teams of Vermont high school students competed last week to test their knowledge of personal finance and economics at the 2017 Vermont Treasury Cup Challenge, an annual event hosted by Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce.
MONTPELIER, Vt.— State Treasurer Beth Pearce today joined with Governor Phil Scott to recognize student achievement in the “Reading is an Investment” program and the “Be Money Wise” financial literacy poster contest. Both programs are administered by the Treasurer’s Office to engage student interest in money management skills.
Washington, D.C. - The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) commended more than 150 Members of Congress today for sending a letter to the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee leadership, urging them to preserve the tax-exempt status of municipal bonds as the committee considers tax reform and infrastructure financing.
Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced today that Vermonters with disabilities can now start saving and investing in tax-advantaged VermontABLE accounts, making Vermont one of only a handful of states to offer a plan since President Obama signed the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act into law in December 2014.