How One Firm Plans to ‘Change Some Trajectories’ for Young People Through Financial Education

October 20, 2016

Tucson-based financial adviser Robert Swift believes that to build a foundation for financial literacy you must start young and educate individuals through their formative career years.

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How Financial Education Can Narrow the Wealth Gap

October 18, 2016

Education generally correlates with financial know-how. The higher your degree, the greater your ability to sort out personal financial issues. That is true whether a

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Three Big (and Teachable) Obstacles to Sound Money Decision Making

October 18, 2016

The rise of behavioral economics has popularized the idea that individuals are beset by a raft of “cognitive biases” when they process information and make

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When the Bills are in Your Name, You Wish You Had Learned More About Money

October 17, 2016

You can vote at age 18. You can walk into a bar at age 21. But you aren’t an adult until you move out of

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How a Landmark Japanese Study Will Boost Financial Education

October 11, 2016

Individuals that receive some financial education in their lifetime exhibit vastly better financial practices—especially as it relates to prudent risk taking and long-term thinking, according

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Can This Book Club Help Kids Learn About Money?

October 7, 2016

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently introduced a monthly Money as You Grow book club, which targets kids ages four to 10–and their parents.

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How a Role Model Can Boost Financial Access and Ability

October 2, 2016

Financial know-how without access to banks and basic financial products is of limited value, and a new study out of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda suggests individuals

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Why These ‘Building Blocks’ Make Kids Smart About Money

October 1, 2016

How do kids learn about money? The answers have eluded the financial literacy community from the start, and without a better understanding of what works

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