How a Financial Literacy Course Helps Students Compare Loans to Potential Pay

December 21, 2016

In recent decades, more education has meant higher salaries. But will that be the case going forward? Part of any financial literacy course in high

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Japan’s Leap of Faith with Financial Education

December 20, 2016

Japan is taking a flying leap of faith, betting on personal financial literacy to fix a problem that government could not despite spending trillions of

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Budget in Shambles, New Mexico Opts Out of Financial Education

December 19, 2016

New Mexico has a nasty budget shortfall, and officials there are trying to fix it in part by cutting a state-run youth financial literacy program.

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The Tricky Line Between Financial Education and Financial Guidance

December 16, 2016

  Employees want help with their financial affairs, and they don’t really care what you call it. But the line between financial guidance and financial

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The Strong Link Between Financial Literacy and Having Health Coverage

December 15, 2016

Policymakers, employers and individuals pretty much agree that everyone should have health coverage. How to make that happen is where we have tensions, which are

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The Financial Literacy Bond that Gave this Child a Huge Head Start

December 14, 2016

Allison Beacham, my millennial daughter and co-author on O.M.G. Official Money Guide for College Students, has nearly $17,000 in her 401(k) plan just two years

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Huh? Workers Want Better Financial Education to go with Their 401(k)s

December 13, 2016

Financial education by itself can only accomplish so much in the context of retirement saving, a new report from asset manager BlackRock concludes. Timely, simple,

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These States Score Best, Worst in Financial Literacy

December 12, 2016

The Midwest comes up aces while the South lags far behind other states in a comprehensive new ranking of individuals’ financial know-how. But while Minnesota

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