A New Stock Market Game that Rewards Patience and Diversification

November 6, 2018

The venerable Stock Market Game run by the SIFMA Foundation has been around for 40 years. It serves 15,000 teachers and 600,000 students annually, and

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How to Get the Last Third of Life Right

November 1, 2018

Bruce Springsteen has always been a storyteller. Yet last year, at age 68, he found a whole new way to tell stories—on Broadway—and a whole

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How Social Media Turned Evil

October 31, 2018

Social media, and the Internet as a whole, have been taking a lot of flak lately for some good reasons: privacy issues, of course, but

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Why Women Are Better At Managing Risk

October 25, 2018

Raising the personal financial capability of individuals around the globe is proving to be a difficult proposition. One reason now coming to light: When it

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Parents Spend $500 Billion on Adult Kids, But Can’t Afford to Retire

October 3, 2018

If for no other reason, here’s why parents and teachers need to make certain kids get a financial education: In the U.S., moms and dads

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Swimsuits Out, Financial Education Finds a Voice at Miss America 2.0

September 12, 2018

You may be forgiven if you missed Miss America 2.0 on Sunday. The pageant, er, competition—it has been rebranded—is a vastly improved version of the

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Worker Rights: A New Wrinkle in Financial Education

September 5, 2018

Canadians have been upping their financial literacy game for years, adopting or moving towards standardized mandatory programs in the provinces. Now, as they work toward a

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Critics Winning? Student Loan Protections, Financial Education Benefits Take a Hit

August 30, 2018

Two decades into the modern financial literacy movement, a growing list of nations including the likes of  Russia, Saudi Arabia, and tiny Azerbaijan are joining Australia,

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