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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
Minority groups, particularly Hispanics and Blacks, are less likely to use formal financial advice compared to their White counterparts and have lower levels of financial literacy on average. This gap in literacy may have important implications for savings, investing, and retirement planning. To More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Article
Tags: financial education, minority populations, formal financial advice, savings, investing, financial literacy
Date: 12/1/2011
Individual savings are critical for retirement as government and employer-based provisions fade or become less secure. Rural communities are vulnerable given their higher proportion of elderly and more who rely on Social Security. Using a telephone survey of working-age residents in Michigan's More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 9/1/2011
This article summarizes a Federal Reserve Board research study focusing on the effectiveness of a financial education program for military personnel. Soldiers attending the Army’s air defender advanced individualized training (AIT) at Ft. Bliss were offered a two-day financial education course More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 9/1/2008
Many older US households have done little or no planning for retirement, and there is a substantial population that seems to undersave for retirement. Of particular concern is the relative position of older women, who are more vulnerable to old-age poverty due to their longer longevity. This paper More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 5/1/2008
We compare wealth holdings across two cohorts of the Health and Retirement Study: the early Baby Boomers in 2004, and individuals in the same age group in 1992. Levels and patterns of total net worth have changed relatively little over time, though Boomers rely more on housing equity than their More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 1/1/2007
… Savings and Investments of Renters Nearing Retirement Age Save & Invest Researcher Is … Savings and Investments of Renters Nearing Retirement Age http://trprosp05:8086/researcher … More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 1/1/2007
… Capital Accumulation Ratio As an Indicator of Retirement Adequacy Save & Invest Spend Researcher … Capital Accumulation Ratio As an Indicator of Retirement Adequacy http://trprosp05:8086 … More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 1/1/2003
… Participation in and Level of Discretionary Retirement Savings Borrow Save & Invest Researcher … Participation in and Level of Discretionary Retirement Savings http://trprosp05:8086 … More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 1/1/2002
… documents/research/sharpe_retirement.pdf DispResource.aspx Retirement Programs: Reaching Midlife … Invest Researcher Retirement Programs: Reaching Midlife … More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 1/1/1998