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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

Financial Prosperity Eludes Many Americans Despite Growing Economy

As the gap between the Haves and the Have-nots continues to widen, cash-strapped Americans are failing to save money, struggling with student loan debt and facing decreasing financial literacy, despite [...]

By | 2019-06-24T08:40:00-05:00 July 1st, 2019|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Financial Prosperity Eludes Many Americans Despite Growing Economy

Take more control of personal finances with a reality check

Trying to make ends meet, dealing with credit card and student loan debt and paying unexpected bills while saving for retirement can be challenging regardless of where you are in [...]

By | 2019-06-24T03:52:11-05:00 June 26th, 2019|Categories: Current Articles, Financial Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Take more control of personal finances with a reality check

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

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

A better grasp of financial skills is key to our prosperity

In my day job at the Bank of England, I rely heavily on financial expertise. On my doorstep is the City of London, with as deep a pool of financial expertise [...]

By | 2019-05-16T05:38:05-05:00 May 24th, 2019|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on A better grasp of financial skills is key to our prosperity

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

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
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