Policy & Government

Little Financial Education and Lots of Stress Among Native Americans

May 22, 2017

  Native Americans are more likely to have high levels of economic stress than other demographic groups, new research shows. For many, that contributes to

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These State Treasurers are Leading the Charge for Financial Literacy

May 19, 2017

Among African-Americans and women who experience gaps in employment, and may be getting left behind financially speaking, about a third of their disadvantage stems from

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The Sad Truth About Careers, Loans, Financial Literacy and Recessions

May 16, 2017

A decade after the housing bust we are staring at a similar bubble in student loans. When this new debt bubble bursts the fallout, again,

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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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What Malta is Showing the Rest of Europe About Financial Education

May 10, 2017

In Malta, the small island-nation south of Sicily, two new programs introduced during European Money Week provide the latest evidence that financial literacy is a

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How Florida is Moving the Ball on Financial Literacy

May 9, 2017

A pair of bills in the Florida House and Senate that would make financial literacy classes a requirement for high school students are working their

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Is Counseling Saving Really ‘Financial Porn?’ You Must Be Joking

April 20, 2017

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the value of splurging on experiences that will create lifetime memories. As a congenital saver, I find this

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Top U.S. Official: Financial Literacy Important in ‘Virtually Everything’

April 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As Ohio attorney general seven years ago Richard Cordray collected a state record $411,000 in delinquent taxes, fines and fees. In the process he

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