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Don’t ignore the signs of financial abuse

Nearly 70 percent of millennial women have experienced financial abuse by a romantic partner. Let that sink in for a second. That means, for every 10 women you know in [...]

By | 2019-10-13T08:09:58-05:00 October 16th, 2019|Categories: Financial Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Don’t ignore the signs of financial abuse

The benefits of being financially literate

Short-term lender Wonga recently asked over 1 000 of its customers about their attitudes towards money. It found that, despite 88 percent believing that financial health was “extremely important”, most [...]

By | 2019-10-10T12:38:12-05:00 October 14th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The benefits of being financially literate

Financial Wellbeing Pays Off

Gallup's research into wellbeing found that "a life well-lived" -- the underlying concept of wellbeing -- requires the fulfillment of five elements: Career, Social, Physical, Community and Financial wellbeing. A person's [...]

By | 2019-10-09T10:34:02-05:00 October 11th, 2019|Categories: Financial Wellness|Tags: , |Comments Off on Financial Wellbeing Pays Off

The Four Financial Gaps in Retirement Preparation

Retirement is a monumental life event for which people prepare for decades. It is marked by changes in virtually every area of one’s life, from work to relationships, and from health to self-identity. However, the most significant life domain [...]

By | 2019-10-08T10:34:00-05:00 October 9th, 2019|Categories: Retirement|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Four Financial Gaps in Retirement Preparation

Nation’s Report Card Reveals Striking Financial Literacy Gaps Across States

Financial illiteracy is an American epidemic and the crisis is growing. The analysis found that more than two-thirds of states (34 states, or 68 percent) earned grades of "C" or [...]

By | 2019-10-07T05:57:16-05:00 October 7th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Nation’s Report Card Reveals Striking Financial Literacy Gaps Across States

The Societal Benefits of Financial Literacy

While it’s good for people themselves to be financially literate—to know how to earn and manage money—society itself needs widespread financial literacy among the people in it. Even though hundreds, [...]

By | 2019-10-07T05:48:46-05:00 October 5th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Societal Benefits of Financial Literacy

What are employers doing to boost financial wellness?

Employers are becoming much more proactive in helping their workers achieve financial well-being, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute Issue Brief, 2019 Employer Approaches to Financial Wellbeing Solutions. While helping [...]

By | 2019-10-02T07:18:51-05:00 October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Financial Wellness|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What are employers doing to boost financial wellness?

Should the UK be investing more in its financial literacy problem?

New research reveals that one in three of us can’t figure out the correct change from a typical ‘big shop’. This poses the question as to whether the UK should [...]

By | 2019-09-23T04:47:35-05:00 September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Should the UK be investing more in its financial literacy problem?

Most employees want financial education at work

Eighty per cent of employees want some type of financial education to be offered at work, found Eckler’s recent national survey on financial wellness in the workplace. The study also asked [...]

By | 2019-09-16T10:51:15-05:00 September 16th, 2019|Categories: Current Articles, Financial Education|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Most employees want financial education at work

How a crowdsourcing app can stop people from overspending

A rational economic actor would not spend more than she takes in. Yet, other factors—from limited income, to financial illiteracy, to the urge to keep up with friends or peers—all [...]

By | 2019-08-26T06:00:46-05:00 September 2nd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How a crowdsourcing app can stop people from overspending
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