How Students in Washington State are Gaining an Edge in Money Know-How

November 21, 2016

Under standards adopted this year, schools in the state of Washington now must include courses in financial literacy. For the first time, personal finance topics

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How to Turn Young Workers into Young Savers

November 18, 2016

When teens and young adults are given a savings account and the training and tools to manage it, most develop sound long-term savings habits, according

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A Global Snapshot of Financial Illiteracy

November 17, 2016

Financial literacy throughout the world is low, numerous reports have found. Few people can perform even basic financial calculations or understand simple investment concepts, according

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Why Student Debt is a Top Concern Among Financial Literacy Experts

November 16, 2016

More than a quarter of Americans have student debt. But many do not understand their loan repayment options, and at the time they took out

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Sovereign Tribe Betting on Financial Education to Protect Youths’ Legacy

November 14, 2016

The casino operating Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is betting big on financial education. Beginning this school year, tribal youth must take a financial education course

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How Donald Trump Will Change the Course of Financial Education

November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump was born to riches. But his past suggests an understanding that individuals need help and encouragement learning to accumulate wealth, and that

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Why Opening a Bank Account Should Be Part of Cashing a First Paycheck

November 10, 2016

A first paycheck is a teachable moment, which is why Congress included a financial education requirement when it last re-authorized summer youth employment programs around the

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Here’s What Trump and Clinton Mean for Financial Education

November 8, 2016

The following is a transcript of a keynote speech that RightAboutMoney founder Dan Kadlec delivered at the 2016 JumpStart National Educators Conference in Dallas, Texas,

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