Key Resource: NextGen Personal Finance

April 3, 2017

April is financial literacy month, which always stirs debate over how to best teach kids about money in school. This week, Right About Money contributor

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Are We Looking for Financial Education in All the Wrong Places?

March 31, 2017

Financial education is most effective in high school and has its greatest impact in the area of credit management, according to a new poll from

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What Comes First: Money Know-How, or Money?

March 30, 2017

In a new commitment to financial literacy, business services giant PwC is widening its scope to include support for students seeking 21st Century job skills.

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First Military Pension Overhaul Since WWII Includes Financial Education

March 29, 2017

The 1.4 million men and women serving in the U.S. armed forces have the gratitude of their countrymen. But they can’t spend goodwill—and many end

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Cardless Cash Part of Changing Financial Literacy Landscape

March 28, 2017

Every time my husband withdraws cash from an ATM he first takes a moment to examine the machinery. Before he swipes his card, he wants

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An Eye-Opening Financial Literacy Quiz

March 27, 2017

Most people don’t know nearly as much about retirement as they imagine, which suggests retirement issues should be a signature aspect of any financial education

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Will Trump’s Budget Ax Spare Funding for Financial Literacy Programs?

March 17, 2017

The U.S. government directly spends about $130 million a year on financial literacy programs. Most of that appears to have survived President Donald Trump’s first

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Rising Rates? Don’t Miss This Teachable Money Moment

March 15, 2017

Low interest rates are a fact of life for young people. The last time the Federal Reserve raised rates in a systematic way was 2006,

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