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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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Buffett’s Winning Bet has a Simple Money Lesson for All

February 28, 2017

Here’s a slam-dunk financial literacy lesson to share with kids and adults alike: keep it simple. That’s what Warren Buffett does. The strategy has made

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Financial Education: An Underused Saving Account for the Disabled

February 10, 2017

I have always been a saver. I was raised to think about money and my financial future, and today whenever I hover over a shining

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Why a Character Like ‘Credit Squirrel’ Works for Millennials’ Financial Education

February 9, 2017

Millennials generally post dismal financial literacy scores. Yet the stakes are especially high for this generation, having come of age without the security of a

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