Can You Ace This Money Quiz (Most Cannot)?

December 7, 2017

In a study, just 38% of individuals—including roughly a third of financial executives—answered all five questions correctly. These are staple questions that have been widely

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Who’s in Charge? Politics Threaten National Financial Literacy Agenda

November 30, 2017

In an epic Washington tragicomedy, Republicans and Democrats this week both laid claim to leadership of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Ironically, the battle ignited

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Five Principles of Financial Education

November 15, 2017

To address rampant financial literacy deficiencies in the U.S., the CFPB annual report highlights five principles for effective financial education. These are universal principles that

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By the Numbers: Why We Need Financial Education

November 15, 2017

In its newly released annual report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lays out a pretty solid case for doubling down on financial education. One in

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The Good and the Bad: How Young Adults Can Become ‘Credit Visible’

August 3, 2017

In Karl Taro Greenfeld’s novel, The Subprimes, you are your credit score. A low score is a Scarlett letter of sorts that renders one virtually

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Why India is Ordering Banks to Teach Financial Literacy Step By Step

July 28, 2017

India is stepping up its financial literacy effort with a two-pronged program that calls for both education and inclusion. The nation’s central bank is steering

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Financial Literacy Combats Rise of Fake News in the Money World

June 21, 2017

We live in an age of fake news that leaves many unsure of what they see and hear in the media, on websites, and even

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Gut Consumer Bureau? Financial Literacy May Get Caught in Crossfire

June 14, 2017

The financial literacy movement is too big to collapse. But a new Treasury Department report that takes aim at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could

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