College & Career Issues

The Economic Importance of Financial Literacy: Theory and Evidence

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Investing in financial knowledge is investing in human capital. There are negative impacts of financial illiteracy and this impacts sub-populations differently.

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Journal of Economic Literature *MUST VERIFY IDENTITY TO ACCESS ARTICLE

Author:

Ricardo Calcagno & Chiara Monticone

Published:

3/1/2014

What Do You Need to Know About Financial Literacy?

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This blog post states that the majority of people are financially illiterate. There are specific steps you can take to become financially literate and change your lifestyle for the better.

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daveramsey.com

Season 1, Episode 24: From 6 Figures in Debt to 7 Figures in Savings with Revanche

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In this podcast, Revanche explains how she was able to get her family out of debt. Revanche also describes her goal and plan for becoming a millionaire.

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Mo’ Money Podcast

Author:

Jessica Moorhouse

Published:

10/27/2015

4 Stats That Reveal How Badly America Is Failing at Financial Literacy

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An overview of America’s financial literacy problems.

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Forbes

Author:

Dani Pascarella

Published:

4/3/2018

Are States Providing Adequate Financial Literacy Education?

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This article examines financial literacy standards by state to assess if they are doing enough to prepare students for life after high school.

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Brookings Institute

Author:

Matt Kasman, Benjamin Heuberger, and Ross A. Hammond

Published:

10/3/2018

PISA Results Highlight US Teens Limited Financial Knowledge

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News article on the results of an international financial literacy assessment that highlights how poorly American students perform.

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Education Dive

Author:

Linda Jacobson

Published:

5/7/2020

How Each US State is Shaping the Personal Finance IQ of Students

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This article looks at the wide variety of financial literacy education programs in schools and the impact on students.

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CNBC.com

Author:

Eric Rosenbaum

Published:

2/5/2020

This High School Taught “Adulting,” Life Skills, to Its Students

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This article is about a high school in Kentucky that created a conference for students to teach important life skills that will help them transition to adulthood.

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USA Today, via NewsELA

Author:

Joel Shannon

Published:

1/8/2019

National Financial Capability Study

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View national and state data on Americans financial knowledge and behavior.

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FINRA Investor Education Foundation

Infographic PISA 2018 Financial Literacy

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An infographic on students and money created using data from the 2018 PISA financial literacy test.

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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Prince George’s County Adds Financial Literacy to Graduation Requirements

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A news article about a county in Maryland that is trying to improve students’ financial literacy.

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WTOP.com

Author:

Kate Ryan

Published:

4/18/2020

7 Financial Lessons to Teach Your Kids

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Tips for how parents can help their children have better financial literacy.

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U.S. News

Author:

Maryalene LaPonsie

Published:

3/29/2018

Workplace Financial Wellness

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A webpage with research, data, and resources focused on financial education in the workplace.

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The George Washington University Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center

Published:

7/12/1905

Financial Literacy

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Financial literacy is knowing how to manage your money. Understanding debt, credit, savings, loans, repayments, capital, and annuities are all crucial to becoming financially literate.

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Annuity.org

Author:

Alanna Ritchie

Published:

5/29/2020