Adults

Next Workplace Benefit: Financial Education–For Employees’ Kids

February 21, 2018

With school-based financial education having hit a wall, it may be time to ask more of large employers. The foundation is already set. We just

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Why Financial Coaching At Work Is Hot

January 24, 2018

Financial education alone usually is not enough to change money behavior. Individuals need timely interventions that engage and encourage them. Personal financial coaching appears to

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Why Financial Education At Work Fails–And How It Can Succeed

January 24, 2018

Financial education in the workplace has basically failed on every front, a new report asserts. Yet giving up is not an option—and the author urges

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The Price Of Financial Illiteracy? Now We Have A Number

January 9, 2018

How much does financial ineptitude cost households? Last year, the average family missed out on $1,171, according to the National Financial Educators Council. This is

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Star Wars Personality Check: Do You Treat Money Like Yoda–Or C-3PO?

January 9, 2018

Among all Star Wars characters, parents identify most closely with Yoda when it comes to passing on financial knowledge to their children, a new report

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Memo to the Boss: Forget My Raise, Give Me Better Benefits

December 20, 2017

Would you rather have a more generous benefits package at work or a large enough pay raise to purchase an equal-value benefits package on the

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How To ‘Save’ Thousands (and Other Black Friday Lessons)

November 15, 2017

We are about to bear witness once again to one of the reasons financial education is so important. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just

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How Financial Inclusion Via Technology is Boosting Global Prosperity

November 2, 2017

When underbanked people first get access to modern financial tools through their mobile phone they save more and pay bills in a timelier way, research

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