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How to explain to a child when you can’t (or don’t want to) buy something

December 1, 2017

With holiday shopping in full swing, parents are getting on-the-fly — and often pie-in-the-sky — wish lists from their children. No matter what the hot

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The future of financial education

December 1, 2017

In last week’s Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged to improve numeracy and “mastery of maths” skills among the next generation of schoolchildren. Many in the

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CFPB issues fifth Financial Literacy Annual Report

November 14, 2017

The CFPB has issued its fifth Financial Literacy Annual Report to Congress.  The report describes the CFPB’s ongoing financial literacy work, “with an emphasis on

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Arkansas Schools To Teach Financial Literacy

November 14, 2017

Arkansas students won’t be able to graduate from high school without some understanding of financial planning, taxes and household budgeting. A new law approved by

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Eureka! to foster STEM education for girls in Pittsfield

November 3, 2017

When Adrienne Wootters was a young girl, she didn’t think she belonged working in science. “[And] there was nothing in the curriculum … that said

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Money on the mind: Personal finances a major stressor for many Canadians

November 3, 2017

Many Canadians continue to struggle with high debt levels and some feel they have insufficient savings for the future. As Financial Literacy Month gets underway,

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How Nostalgia Can Help You Save Money

October 19, 2017

Our emotions play a big role in our money habits and behaviors. And, as a recent study led by financial psychologist Dr. Brad Klontz suggests,

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Financial literacy topping Treasurer Fitch’s platform

October 18, 2017

Mississippi State Treasurer Lynn Fitch said there are many positive things happening right now in our state for the future of our children. WDAM caught up with

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