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Why Your Gamer in the Basement Might Get a Great Job

June 22, 2017

Teens in the basement playing video games on a sunny summer day can drive a parent nuts. Yet games are not a bad thing, and

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How’s This for Teen Financial Education? Get a Job

June 12, 2017

Are we coddling our kids too much? You could draw that conclusion from a little-noted finding in the 2015 study on student financial literacy from

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Here’s a Second Chance Financial Educators Must Understand

June 6, 2017

Are the Great Recession’s wounds really healed? You might think so; given recent jobs data and indications that the Fed is about to boost interest

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Here’s How You Can Keep Financial Literacy Simple

April 18, 2017

In her farewell column in April, Diane Harris, editor of Money Magazine and a long-time colleague and friend, concluded with a thought that I have

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Are We Looking for Financial Education in All the Wrong Places?

March 31, 2017

Financial education is most effective in high school and has its greatest impact in the area of credit management, according to a new poll from

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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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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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Open a Credit Union Branch in School to Boost Financial Literacy

March 7, 2017

Don’t be surprised if little Sally comes home tonight and asks, “What’s a credit union?” Across the country, credit unions are setting up shop in

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