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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: 4/5/2013
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Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 3/27/2012
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Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 3/27/2012
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Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 3/27/2012
… Ratio As an Indicator of Retirement Adequacy 1 http … Ratio As an Indicator of Retirement Adequacy http://trpropubwfe21 … Ratio As an Indicator of Retirement Adequacy http … More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 3/27/2012
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Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Journal Peer-reviewed
Date: 3/27/2012
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: 3/27/2012
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: 3/27/2012
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: 3/27/2012