DeVos Puts It in Writing: Financial Literacy in School a New Priority

October 17, 2017

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has been a polarizing figure, crusading for school choice and deriding opponents as “sycophants” and more. Now she is bringing her

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What My Students Learned By Grilling a Financial Therapist

October 17, 2017

Kids have a lot of questions about money and relationships, and that is good. Finances are a leading cause of divorce. Four in five parents

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Here’s a Fun Game That will Cut Your Student Debt

October 11, 2017

Free financial literacy learning tools have multiplied in recent years. But few have the purity of purpose that parents and teachers will find in Payback,

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How One Country Plans to Eradicate Personal Finance Zombies

October 11, 2017

People here lose millions of dollars each year to fraud and irrational money choices. They have almost no emergency funds and are highly vulnerable to

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These States are Moving Forward on Financial Literacy in School

October 5, 2017

State authorities in Massachusetts often stumble when it comes to providing a framework for financial literacy learning. They did it again this summer: budget-minded Gov.

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Can You Ace This Financial Literacy Quiz?

September 27, 2017

In a report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau found that saving and staying out of debt are keys to financial well-being. It also found that

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Enlisting ‘Grandboomers’ to Change the Financial Future of Youngsters

September 20, 2017

Boomers are rapidly becoming Grandboomers; in the U.S., they are 70 million strong. Might this legion of potential mentors hold the key to financial literacy

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How to Turn the Equifax Breach into a Teachable Moment

September 14, 2017

You can’t imagine a more enticing target to hack than one of the three credit reporting agencies. As you have no doubt heard at this

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