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New Frontier for Financial Literacy: ‘Brain Hacking’

August 10, 2017

Facebook and Google and YouTube, oh my! Big internet companies are after our attention, and our money. They know us better than we know ourselves

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Ohio Official Sees Mandatory Financial Literacy as Key to Solving Student Debt Crisis

July 18, 2017

Ohio has had its stumbles on the road to greater financial education in its schools. But Attorney General Mike DeWine is getting religion, seeing it

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Moving Towards Financial Literacy in Wisconsin

July 14, 2017

While the Wisconsin State Assembly struggles with what is more important—financial literacy or gun safety—indications are that lawmakers are moving in the right direction. The

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Here’s a Second Chance Financial Educators Must Understand

June 6, 2017

Are the Great Recession’s wounds really healed? You might think so; given recent jobs data and indications that the Fed is about to boost interest

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Bringing Financial Education To 1,200 Classrooms In 60 Days

May 26, 2017

At Next Gen Personal Finance, we set a goal this spring to bring activities and projects into 1,000 new classrooms. Our experience leading workshops had demonstrated the

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Financial Education More (not Less) Valuable Amid Student Loan Upheaval

May 24, 2017

This is what critics mean when they argue that the financial world moves too fast for financial education in the classroom to be effective: President

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This Rapper Drives a ’98 Honda to Make a Point About Financial Literacy

May 8, 2017

Rapper Dee-1 ain’t got no car note and he wants everyone to know it, especially young people that may have developed an unhealthy affinity for

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Missing Half: Why Self Worth Trumps Net Worth

May 1, 2017

Part of financial literacy is knowing how money works, which is common instruction in schools that offer a personal finance class. But to be truly

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