How India’s Financial Literacy Effort Set a Guinness World Record

March 2, 2017

When India launched its Jan-Dhan financial inclusion program two years ago, the goal was to get every citizen a bank account even though just 30%

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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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Buffett’s Winning Bet has a Simple Money Lesson for All

February 28, 2017

Here’s a slam-dunk financial literacy lesson to share with kids and adults alike: keep it simple. That’s what Warren Buffett does. The strategy has made

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How Financial Courage Leads to Financial Wellness

February 27, 2017

Financial confidence is an important key to overall financial wellness, new research shows. People that are confident tend to take action—and assuming their actions are

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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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Why Doctors are Big Believers in Financial Education

February 23, 2017

Do we need to raise the level of individuals’ financial literacy? Your doctor would say yes, if she were paying attention. We’ve known for years

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Why Banks are Making the Connection Between Financial Literacy and Retirement Security

February 22, 2017

Big banks are beginning to talk openly about the connection between financial literacy and retirement security. This is a significant development that should boost the

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Saving Through Apps isn’t Enough, and That is the Critical Money Lesson

February 20, 2017

Instinctively, I like smartphone apps that help people save and invest—especially for people who struggle with discipline around putting away money. Apps like Stash and

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