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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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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Financial Education More (not Less) Valuable Amid Student Loan Upheaval

May 24, 2017

This is what critics mean when they argue that the financial world moves too fast for financial education in the classroom to be effective: President

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The Sad Truth About Careers, Loans, Financial Literacy and Recessions

May 16, 2017

A decade after the housing bust we are staring at a similar bubble in student loans. When this new debt bubble bursts the fallout, again,

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Rising Rates? Don’t Miss This Teachable Money Moment

March 15, 2017

Low interest rates are a fact of life for young people. The last time the Federal Reserve raised rates in a systematic way was 2006,

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