Rates Hikes Are Starting to Take a Toll. Don’t Miss This Teachable Money Moment

October 3, 2018

Low interest rates are a fact of life for young people. The last time the Federal Reserve raised rates in a systematic way was 2006,

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Parents Spend $500 Billion on Adult Kids, But Can’t Afford to Retire

October 3, 2018

If for no other reason, here’s why parents and teachers need to make certain kids get a financial education: In the U.S., moms and dads

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Sleeping Better: Common Sense Creeps Into Student Debt Equation

September 26, 2018

Families are feeling better about their ability to pay for college, new research shows. This is partly due to more systematic saving. But common sense

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Counting Jellybeans and Other Surprising Lessons for Financial Educators

September 19, 2018

This guest post is courtesy NextGen Personal Finance, which recently hosted a professional development seminar for personal finance teachers. It has been edited for clarity

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Swimsuits Out, Financial Education Finds a Voice at Miss America 2.0

September 12, 2018

You may be forgiven if you missed Miss America 2.0 on Sunday. The pageant, er, competition—it has been rebranded—is a vastly improved version of the

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Worker Rights: A New Wrinkle in Financial Education

September 5, 2018

Canadians have been upping their financial literacy game for years, adopting or moving towards standardized mandatory programs in the provinces. Now, as they work toward a

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Critics Winning? Student Loan Protections, Financial Education Benefits Take a Hit

August 30, 2018

Two decades into the modern financial literacy movement, a growing list of nations including the likes of  Russia, Saudi Arabia, and tiny Azerbaijan are joining Australia,

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The Surprising Amount That Parents Secretly Expect Their Kids to Pay for College

August 22, 2018

College costs have been front and center among financial educators for years. Kids leaving high school need to know what they are signing up for—before

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