Policy & Government

These States Are Doing The Most To Promote Financial Literacy

April 18, 2018

The publishing world has known for eons that readers love a good list. So, we have the world’s wealthiest list from Forbes, the best places

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Mulvaney Puts CFPB Financial Education Effort Under Review

April 11, 2018

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has issued a formal Request for Information on consumer financial education. The CFPB seeks comments and information from the financial

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Beyond Real Estate: China’s Push For Financial Literacy

March 28, 2018

After decades of reform and opening up its economy, China is launching a consumer financial literacy push. The hope is that an increasing number of

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Progress with Financial Literacy in the States, or Roadkill?

March 14, 2018

Kentucky Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt says it is important to stop treating financial literacy as a privilege and start treating it as an essential skill.

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This State Sees Student Debt as Gateway to Financial Literacy

March 14, 2018

With the effort to require personal finance instruction in schools at something of a stalemate, the Iowa State Senate last week took a different approach.

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How The Trump New-Look CFPB Lost Its Way With Financial Literacy

January 31, 2018

The Trump administration may be saying all the right things when it comes to raising the level of financial literacy in the U.S. But upheaval

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How Digital Wallets Will Bring 1.3 Billion People into the Financial Mainstream

January 17, 2018

Digital wallets hold great promise for societies trying to bring underserved populations into the financial mainstream. Nowhere is the potential greater than in India, home

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Amid Crippling Inaction at State Level, Signs that Financial Education May Bubble Up

December 13, 2017

The vast majority of states fail to deliver anything close to reasonable personal finance instruction in grades K-12, a new report finds. But in an

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