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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

How you can help your staff to succeed financially

It can be too easy to overlook the importance of your employees wielding financial expertise. After all, finance experts and professionals are already close at hand for workers needing their [...]

By | 2019-05-17T07:01:18-05:00 May 27th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How you can help your staff to succeed financially

How Financial Literacy Can Lift Women Out Of Poverty

Without financial literacy, you can't lift yourself from poverty. In order to have financial security and eventual financial independence, knowledge of personal finance basics—managing savings, banking and investment accounts—is mandatory. [...]

By | 2019-05-13T04:49:50-05:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How Financial Literacy Can Lift Women Out Of Poverty

Three Facts That Show Why Financial Literacy Is Especially Important For Women

First, my disclaimer: It's important that women and men understand their finance! All adults need to have a basic understanding of money management. However, on average men are still the ones to manage the family long-term [...]

By | 2019-04-27T09:39:41-05:00 May 10th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Three Facts That Show Why Financial Literacy Is Especially Important For Women

What’s Missing From Today’s Financial Literacy Initiatives

By the numbers, Americans are not a very financially literate people.  According to a Standard & Poor’s Global Financial Literacy survey only about 57 percent of the adult population is financially literate, [...]

By | 2019-04-30T07:50:36-05:00 May 8th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What’s Missing From Today’s Financial Literacy Initiatives

Consumers Still Have Much To Learn To Reach Financial Literacy

April is Financial Literacy Month, a congressionally-backed effort to educate Americans about healthy financial practices and habits. Consumers tend to overestimate their financial literacy, according to a survey by research provider Raddon; 44 percent [...]

By | 2019-04-26T15:45:39-05:00 May 6th, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Consumers Still Have Much To Learn To Reach Financial Literacy

America Scores an Average ‘C’ Grade for Financial Literacy Month

Ten years after the financial crisis and Great Recession, WalletHub measured the financial literacy of each state. The average grade? No higher than a B, with most states falling in [...]

By | 2019-05-03T02:17:16-05:00 May 3rd, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on America Scores an Average ‘C’ Grade for Financial Literacy Month

Not being financially literate could cost you a bundle

You don’t know what you don’t know. And that’s the whole problem with financial literacy. Scrambling to pay bills or struggling with credit card debt is just the tip of [...]

By | 2019-04-26T14:45:27-05:00 May 1st, 2019|Categories: Financial Literacy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Not being financially literate could cost you a bundle
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