Why Banks are Doubling Down on Financial Literacy

March 15, 2017

Banks large and small are doubling down on financial education, a new industry paper suggests. Their focus is on developing and delivering school-based programs. In

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Why Financial Education is Better Than Auto 401(k) Enrollment

March 13, 2017

This updates a post that first appeared on Time.com Automatic enrollment in company-sponsored savings plans has been hailed as a key part of the solution

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What Class Do You Wish You Had Taken? Financial Literacy, Say Half of Adults

March 10, 2017

Most adults in every age group say the high school class with the greatest benefit, if offered, is personal finance, a new survey shows. Money

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More Financial Literacy Instruction Would Let Cities Claim a Pot of Gold

March 9, 2017

Cities in America and across the world are leaving hundreds of millions of dollars on the table by failing to support programs that would lift

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Hello? Anybody in HR Seeing Young Workers’ Money Stress?

March 8, 2017

Most college students with loans worry about their ability to repay. For many, worries turn to something closer to fear once they are in their

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Open a Credit Union Branch in School to Boost Financial Literacy

March 7, 2017

Don’t be surprised if little Sally comes home tonight and asks, “What’s a credit union?” Across the country, credit unions are setting up shop in

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Why Past-Due Medical Bills and Low Financial Literacy Go Hand-in-Hand

March 6, 2017

Healthcare expenses are an outsize burden on many households, and unpaid health-related bills correlate highly with low levels of financial literacy, according to two new

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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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