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Full Circle Budget is an essential tool that overcomes the pitfalls and frustrations of budgeting in Excel. If you use Microsoft Excel for budgeting, …

Introduction to Financial Literacy 101

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Improving Millennials' Financial Literacy With Mobile Technology

The global growth of handheld digital devices among younger people is transforming the way consumers are getting their information in general, and financial information in particular. On April 15, the 2015 Financial Literacy Summit brought together international financial literacy experts to …

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A Global Financial Literacy Test Finds That Just 57% Of Adults In U.S. Are Financially Literate

Can you explain what risk diversification is? Identify the effects of inflation? Know how to calculate interest? If you answered yes to these three questions, you are better off than 43% of Americans and a whopping two-thirds of the world’s population.<p>According to the first-ever S&P Global FinLit …

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New app teaches financial literacy to young people

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Money for life: 3 secrets to financial success

This is the first in an occasional series titled “Money For Life,” based on live panel discussions with experts and financial advisers on how to have …

Why Your Helicopter Parent Is Ruining Your Financial Success

Does your parent monitor every aspect of your life, attempting to solve every problem – no matter how basic – before giving you a chance to figure it out for yourself?<p>If so, you’re likely dealing with a helicopter parent.<p>These parents routinely hover over their children, micromanaging their lives …

Addressing Poverty Through Digital And Financial Literacy

The Great Recession delivered a body blow to our country’s financial equilibrium, and only after years of painfully slow recovery have housing prices begun to stabilize and the unemployment rate steadily fallen. But while the economic crisis has abated, it remains a devastating morass for many, …

The States of Financial Literacy

Financial savvy has more to do with demography than geography<p>What’s in your wallet? The odds of getting a good answer from Americans is highest in New Hampshire. Residents of the Granite State came out tops in a national survey of financial literacy conducted by WalletHub. The weakest states on …

Empowering Educators to Bridge the Financial Literacy Gap

You may not be surprised to learn that teachers in a high school in Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest regions in the country, wanted their students to learn about finance and entrepreneurship. What may surprise you is that even at the epicenter of economic growth, innovation, and success, …

Why You Shouldn't Take Financial Literacy Tests Too Seriously

Not all of them make the grade<p>In case you haven’t been paying attention, April is Financial Literacy Month. Which means you’ll likely be invited in …

Why Financial Literacy Will Not Save America's Finances

The problem with Americans’ household budgets isn’t that people are too dumb to save, but that the system asks too much of them.<p>From taking out loans to pay for higher education to investing for retirement, Americans are shouldering enormous levels of personal financial responsibility—more so than …

How Pricewaterhouse Coopers is Fixing America's Financial Literacy Crisis

Students at the Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School in the Bronx have the lucky opportunity to learn about financial literacy courtesy of PricewaterhouseCoopers.<p>In 2012, professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers launched a five year, $190 million initiative called Earn Your Future. The …