An Eye-Opening Financial Literacy Quiz

March 27, 2017

Most people don’t know nearly as much about retirement as they imagine, which suggests retirement issues should be a signature aspect of any financial education

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Will Trump’s Budget Ax Spare Funding for Financial Literacy Programs?

March 17, 2017

The U.S. government directly spends about $130 million a year on financial literacy programs. Most of that appears to have survived President Donald Trump’s first

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Rising Rates? Don’t Miss This Teachable Money Moment

March 15, 2017

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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Why Banks are Doubling Down on Financial Literacy

March 15, 2017

Banks large and small are doubling down on financial education, a new industry paper suggests. Their focus is on developing and delivering school-based programs. In

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‘Spocking a Fiver’ and Other Financial Literacy Lessons

March 14, 2017

In Canada, folks have taken to a peculiar practice with their currency. They call it “Spocking their fivers.” Individuals have been doing it for years,

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Why Financial Education is Better Than Auto 401(k) Enrollment

March 13, 2017

This updates a post that first appeared on Time.com Automatic enrollment in company-sponsored savings plans has been hailed as a key part of the solution

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What Class Do You Wish You Had Taken? Financial Literacy, Say Half of Adults

March 10, 2017

Most adults in every age group say the high school class with the greatest benefit, if offered, is personal finance, a new survey shows. Money

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More Financial Literacy Instruction Would Let Cities Claim a Pot of Gold

March 9, 2017

Cities in America and across the world are leaving hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by failing to support programs that would lift

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