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With support from the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CFS) and the New York City Department  of Consumer Affairs Office of Financial Empowerment (OFE) partnered on a pilot More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Brief
Tags: Job Training, Financial Counseling, Financial Empowerment    
Date: 4/21/2014
In consultation with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and President Bush's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, the FINRA Investor Education Foundation commissioned the first national study of the financial capability of American adults in 2009. The overarching research objectives of the More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 5/29/2013
There's never going to be a perfect time to start saving. The important thing is to start, and you don't need lots of cash to do so. Having a "rainy day" or emergency fund can protect you from having to use high-cost credit when you hit a rough patch. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 4/22/2013
This website provides a variety of information on personal finance via learning lessons, frequently asked questions, and an ask-an-expert feature. Featured topics include Investing for Your Future, Planning for a Secure Retirment, and Legally Secure Your Financial Future. It also features several More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Retirement may seem far away. But if you’re a federal civilian employee, you could be missing out on thousands of dollars in matching money from your agency right now if you aren’t contributing at least 5% of your salary to your Thrift Savings Plan account.  The TSP has launched the “Take FIVE for More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher
Tags: Retirement, Youth, Savings, Financial Literacy Month.
Date: 5/5/2014
Get an overview of all Social Security programs and Medicare. More information...
Audience: Individual
Date: 3/25/2014
This publication has a lot of information to help individuals take charge of their retirement planning. Written for workers who are 10 to 15 years from retirement, it will help you calculate your income, savings and likely expenses in retirement to get a better idea of whether you are on track. The More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Tools Worksheets Calculator
Date: 9/5/2013
The Retirement Toolkit is a handy tool that provides general guidance on key issues plus a list of publications, resources, and interactive tools to help workers understand important decisions related to employment-based plans, Social Security and Medicare. The toolkit was developed by the three More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Tools
Tags: retirement benefits, employer plan, 401(k), individual retirement account, Medicare, Social Security
Date: 7/30/2013
Wi$eUp is a financial education project that provides information on achieving financial security targeted to Generations X and Y women. Topics in the Wi$eUp curriculum include setting financial goals, budgeting, money math, saving, credit, protecting your identity, insurance, investing, parenting More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Curriculum Website
Date: 5/10/2012
Sign up for direct deposit for your Social Security benefits so you’ll receive your money even if you can’t get your mail. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012