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Why the Blame for Extreme Student Debt is Shifting

June 5, 2018

Individual U.S. borrowers with more than $1 million in federal student loans now number 101, up from just 14 five years ago. Such unthinkable levels

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Teach the Children: The Millionaire Next Door Could Be You

May 9, 2018

The millionaire next door has become something of cliché in recent years, largely because that level of net worth no longer raises eyebrows and, honestly,

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Why My Dumb Hat is a Great Money Lesson

April 25, 2018

Talking about money has always been difficult. Seven in 10 adults consider it rude to bring up the topic, Ally Bank found. Nearly half of

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How These Credit Unions Embrace the Financial Literacy Challenge

April 25, 2018

Credit unions have emerged as leaders in the financial education space. The #StopMoneyShaming campaign from Philadelphia Federal Credit Union is just one example of a

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3 Ways to Boost a Young Person’s Financial Understanding

April 11, 2018

As educators and policymakers consider how best to provide students with meaningful instruction in personal finance, one emerging model is to start with basic financial

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Key Financial Literacy Resources for Teachers and Parents

April 4, 2018

With financial literacy month in full swing again in the U.S., look for a flurry of coverage from mainstream media. That’s a good thing. Financial

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This Rapper Cleaned Up His Rhymes To Teach Kids About Bank Accounts

March 21, 2018

Financial literacy is an increasingly popular cause among young celebrities. That doesn’t mean it gets the attention it deserves. But the arrow is pointing the

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NGPF To Award $150,000 For Money Essays

February 27, 2018

Free financial literacy learning tools have multiplied in recent years. But few offer cash rewards for playing. Now, NextGen Personal Finance, a nonprofit dedicated to

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