Double Whammy: Low Financial Literacy Plus Little Guaranteed Income March 3, 2017 Americans are uniquely imperiled when it comes to retirement security, new research suggests. No other developed nation couples such low financial literacy scores with such

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Can a New-Look Financial Literacy Program Fix New Jersey’s Budget?

March 1, 2017

A different kind of common sense is giving financial literacy a boost in New Jersey. Not the kind of common sense that holds financial education

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Soaring Poverty Rate and Failing Financial Literacy Scores No Coincidence in Mississippi

February 24, 2017

Mississippi has the highest poverty rate in the country and routinely earns the lowest scores in financial literacy tests. To her credit, State Treasurer Lynn

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Creative Financial Education Pays Extra Dividends at This University

January 27, 2017

While education officials around the country wrestle with where and how to formally bring financial literacy lessons into schools, at least one enterprising college administrator

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What Teacher Pushback Says About Financial Education in Canada

January 18, 2017

A tug of war over school-based financial education in Quebec, Canada highlights the problems many governments around the world encounter as they push to raise

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Firing a Librarian Caused This School to Backslide on Financial Education

January 13, 2017

With a tight budget and slack enrollment at A.N. Pritzker elementary school in Chicago, officials sacked the librarian and for a while, anyway, used the

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The Financial Literacy Bond that Gave this Child a Huge Head Start

December 14, 2016

Allison Beacham, my millennial daughter and co-author on O.M.G. Official Money Guide for College Students, has nearly $17,000 in her 401(k) plan just two years

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These States Score Best, Worst in Financial Literacy

December 12, 2016

The Midwest comes up aces while the South lags far behind other states in a comprehensive new ranking of individuals’ financial know-how. But while Minnesota

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