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Financial Literacy Boot Camps for Youngsters Take Flight

July 25, 2017

An idea I have long championed seems to be taking root: summer financial boot camp for youngsters. “Parents are looking at summer options that they

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Ohio Official Sees Mandatory Financial Literacy as Key to Solving Student Debt Crisis

July 18, 2017

Ohio has had its stumbles on the road to greater financial education in its schools. But Attorney General Mike DeWine is getting religion, seeing it

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New Financial Education Tools for Soldiers Weighing Retirement Overhaul

May 12, 2017

Updates post previously at Time.com The military’s introduction of its new Blended Retirement System leaves nearly all current service members in a quandary. Those with

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‘Transition’ Literacy May Be the New Financial Literacy

May 11, 2017

Financial advisers may be masters of money. But what do they know about emotions? That’s a key question that comes into play when helping others

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Just One Class? Lifelong Financial Education is What Gets Results

April 17, 2017

Last month, as April and the yearly flood of financial literacy articles were just around the bend, the Wall Street Journal in a headline posed

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First Military Pension Overhaul Since WWII Includes Financial Education

March 29, 2017

The 1.4 million men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces have the gratitude of their countrymen. But they can’t spend goodwill—and many end

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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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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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