These U.S. Senators Will Vet CFPB Director Nominee

June 20, 2018

U.S. senators that serve on the banking committee will vet Kathy Kraninger as part the nomination process for director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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This Dud CFPB Nominee (and Your Objection) May Boost Financial Education

June 20, 2018

Few people outside Washington have heard of Kathy Kraninger. Now she is in line to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and in that capacity

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Keep Financial Education! CFPB and Mulvaney Hear As Comment Period Nears End

June 13, 2018

Less than a month remains for the public to comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s financial education programs. Like just about everything else at

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Right About Money’s Response to Mulvaney Request

June 13, 2018

Our submission to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s request for information on its financial education programs: Financial literacy is a global concern. Dozens of countries,

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Why the Blame for Extreme Student Debt is Shifting

June 5, 2018

Individual U.S. borrowers with more than $1 million in federal student loans now number 101, up from just 14 five years ago. Such unthinkable levels

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Your Banker May Know Less About Money Than You Do

May 23, 2018

Bankers are like anybody else when it comes to understanding personal finance—most are not especially good at it. Yet unlike, say, a plumber or dentist

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Beyond Oil: Saudi Rulers Look to Financial Education to Broaden Their Economy

May 16, 2018

As Saudi Arabia embarks on ambitious plans to modernize its economy, financial education has emerged as a top priority. Last week, the Saudi Council of

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Teach the Children: The Millionaire Next Door Could Be You

May 9, 2018

The millionaire next door has become something of cliché in recent years, largely because that level of net worth no longer raises eyebrows and, honestly,

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