Why the Blame for Extreme Student Debt is Shifting

June 5, 2018

Individual U.S. borrowers with more than $1 million in federal student loans now number 101, up from just 14 five years ago. Such unthinkable levels

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This State Sees Student Debt as Gateway to Financial Literacy

March 14, 2018

With the effort to require personal finance instruction in schools at something of a stalemate, the Iowa State Senate last week took a different approach.

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Why Student Loan Payback Assistance Will Be The Next Big Benefit

March 7, 2018

Student loans are a ripe area where financial educators and corporate human resources departments can make a difference. Yet in both cases they are moving

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Next Workplace Benefit: Financial Education–For Employees’ Kids

February 21, 2018

With school-based financial education having hit a wall, it may be time to ask more of large employers. The foundation is already set. We just

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Amid Crippling Inaction at State Level, Signs that Financial Education May Bubble Up

December 13, 2017

The vast majority of states fail to deliver anything close to reasonable personal finance instruction in grades K-12, a new report finds. But in an

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By the Numbers: Why We Need Financial Education

November 15, 2017

In its newly released annual report, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau lays out a pretty solid case for doubling down on financial education. One in

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How To ‘Save’ Thousands (and Other Black Friday Lessons)

November 15, 2017

We are about to bear witness once again to one of the reasons financial education is so important. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just

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What the Aflac Duck Shows Us About Artificial Intelligence in Your Money Life

November 2, 2017

DALLAS—The lovable Aflac duck went interactive this week and will now answer questions 24-7 about personal insurance needs. Of course, the duck doesn’t really know

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