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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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New Data Reveal Dark Side of Mobile Banking

May 2, 2018

Technology is rapidly changing personal finance, much of it in positive ways. Online tools make it easier to save, budget, invest and plan. Mobile tech,

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The Top 5 Problems Humans Have Managing Money

January 24, 2018

The latest thinking in workplace financial education is that addressing behavioral issues is more important than providing pure financial knowledge. A report from financial planning firm

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The Five Keys To Effective Financial Literacy Instruction

December 13, 2017

What are the primary elements of a successful student financial literacy course? According the Center for Financial Literacy at Champlain College, there are five: Topics

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In Poker and Personal Finance, Here’s How a Small Sample Can Ruin You

December 7, 2017

Long-time readers know that I enjoy poker and value its many embedded money lessons. I have been part of a home game for years, and

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Can You Ace This Money Quiz (Most Cannot)?

December 7, 2017

In a study, just 38% of individuals—including roughly a third of financial executives—answered all five questions correctly. These are staple questions that have been widely

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Five Principles of Financial Education

November 15, 2017

To address rampant financial literacy deficiencies in the U.S., the CFPB annual report highlights five principles for effective financial education. These are universal principles that

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By the Numbers: Why We Need Financial Education

November 15, 2017

In its newly released annual report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lays out a pretty solid case for doubling down on financial education. One in

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