Task force aims to school Vermont in financial literacy

Friday, May 30, 2014

Sarah Leister, 18, chose a fictitious spouse out of a hat.

She landed a chef, one of the lowest paid spouses in a cast of imaginary husbands and wives in her personal finance class at Champlain Valley Union High School in Hinesburg.

Next it was time to blend pragmatism with romance. Leister, a resident of Williston, lowered her housing budget by $40,000 and changed the parameters of her online real estate search.

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