Making the Deadline: Flurry of Support for Financial Literacy

July 11, 2018

Financial literacy advocates are painfully aware that in dismantling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the Trump administration threatens to severely set back the effort to

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As the U.S. Zigs Tiny Azerbaijan Zags on Financial Education

June 27, 2018

While the Trump administration dismantles consumer protections in the U.S., the tiny middle eastern nation Azerbaijan is going the other direction. What do leaders of

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These U.S. Senators Will Vet CFPB Director Nominee

June 20, 2018

U.S. senators that serve on the banking committee will vet Kathy Kraninger as part the nomination process for director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

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This Dud CFPB Nominee (and Your Objection) May Boost Financial Education

June 20, 2018

Few people outside Washington have heard of Kathy Kraninger. Now she is in line to run the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and in that capacity

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Keep Financial Education! CFPB and Mulvaney Hear As Comment Period Nears End

June 13, 2018

Less than a month remains for the public to comment on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s financial education programs. Like just about everything else at

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Right About Money’s Response to Mulvaney Request

June 13, 2018

Our submission to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s request for information on its financial education programs: Financial literacy is a global concern. Dozens of countries,

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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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Your Banker May Know Less About Money Than You Do

May 23, 2018

Bankers are like anybody else when it comes to understanding personal finance—most are not especially good at it. Yet unlike, say, a plumber or dentist

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