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Financial Wellness Differs from Financial Literacy

Financial Wellness Differs from Financial Literacy Financial wellness differs from financial literacy.  Clearly, Financial Wellness and financial literacy are not the same things. Surprised? This author was, too. But it [...]

By | 2019-08-22T13:00:30-05:00 August 23rd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Financial Wellness Differs from Financial Literacy

Financial literacy: a crucial life skill

Throughout school, students learn advanced mathematical and chemical equations, American history, art, music and English. But most Americans never learn how to properly manage money. Debt is an accepted part [...]

By | 2019-07-17T12:00:06-05:00 July 24th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Financial literacy: a crucial life skill

33% of Americans Are Making a Major Money Mistake

Retirement is a period of life that's apt to cost money. It may not cost quite as much money as your working years, but seniors still have bills to pay. [...]

By | 2019-07-19T09:19:09-05:00 July 19th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 33% of Americans Are Making a Major Money Mistake

84% of millennials and Gen Z failed this retirement quiz

The vast majority of workers under the age of 34 lack basic knowledge about their 401(k) retirement plans, according to the new Financial Wellness in the Workplace Study from Fisher Investments 401(k) [...]

By | 2019-07-08T02:36:09-05:00 July 8th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 84% of millennials and Gen Z failed this retirement quiz

Financial literacy skills have taken a nose dive since the Great Recession

It’s been a decade since the Great Recession’s upheaval, and while some measures of Americans’ economic well-being have recovered like the unemployment rate, their financial literacy isn’t one of them. Between [...]

By | 2019-06-26T14:52:41-05:00 July 5th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Financial literacy skills have taken a nose dive since the Great Recession

We must act today to address the hidden cost of financial illiteracy

With bipartisanship in short supply, Congress must search for areas in which cooperation is both possible and beneficial for the health of our nation—and financial literacy would be a wise [...]

By | 2019-06-13T14:40:03-05:00 June 21st, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on We must act today to address the hidden cost of financial illiteracy

7 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Financial Literacy

Managing your personal finances and understanding the concepts is critical if you want to maintain your financial well-being, so holes in your knowledge can come with serious consequences. Luckily, there are [...]

By | 2019-06-08T09:58:14-05:00 June 17th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 7 Free Online Courses to Improve Your Financial Literacy

Can You Answer These 6 Basic Financial Questions? Most People Only Get 2 Right

Can You Answer These 6 Basic Financial Questions? Most People Only Get 2 Right. Can you answer these six basic financial questions? Most people answer only two questions correctly. Let’s [...]

By | 2019-05-31T13:56:40-05:00 June 10th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Can You Answer These 6 Basic Financial Questions? Most People Only Get 2 Right

Are you on the right financial track for your age?

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, combined with a review of research and consultation with leading experts, found that financial well-being includes the following four elements: Having control over day-to-day, month-to-month [...]

By | 2019-05-27T07:13:38-05:00 June 5th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Are you on the right financial track for your age?

Financial Literacy Moves from Knowledge to Action

Highlighting some frightening statistics, the Center for Financial Services Innovation’s (CFSI) 2018 U.S. Financial Health Pulse reminds us of why we need to continue to work on building financial literacy with our [...]

By | 2019-05-17T14:45:09-05:00 May 29th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Financial Literacy Moves from Knowledge to Action
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