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Increased policy and academic attention has been placed on promoting retirement savings early in the life course. This study investigates the extent to which retirement savings behavior among young persons, a population for which retirement savings is important but typically low, differs by marital More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Peer-reviewed
Tags: Family economics, life course, life events, marriage, retirement
Date: 2/1/2012
This article discusses financial literacy, focusing on the development and delivery of financial education programs from both a theoretical and practical perspective. The FDIC's Money Smart curriculum is presented as a case study, and the results of a new survey of Money Smart instructors are More information...
Audience: Teacher
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The Consumer Protection section of the Publications.USA.Gov website offers tips on topics such as buying and leasing cars, protecting against fraud, and shopping from home. It also includes a sample complaint form that consumers can use as a guide for their own letter, fax, or e-mail. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The FDIC's Money Smart Podcast Network is the portable audio (MP3) version of the Money Smart financial education curriculum. Listeners will meet Darryl and Terry, the program’s hosts, who through their expeditions have interactive conversations on basic financial topics with the characters they More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Curriculum Website
Date: 8/1/2013
If you’re in the market for a job, an investment, or a business to run in your off-hours or as an encore career, there are some mighty convincing promoters out there who promise high returns, low risk, and ‘golden’ opportunities just waiting for the right buyer. Take the time to ask the questions More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/25/2013
The Make Your Path (MY Path) initiative provides disadvantaged youth with peer-led financial capability trainings, a savings account at a mainstream financial institution and incentives to set and meet savings goals. The program focuses on youth earning their first paycheck—a critical “teachable More information...
Audience: Teacher Researcher
Type of Resource: Working paper
Tags: youth, underserved, underserved youth, peer learning
Date: 3/1/2013
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
The You Are Here website teaches kids how to be more savvy consumers. The site demonstrates the benefits of competition, the influence of advertising on buying decisions, and the rules and regulations that many business people need to follow. More information...
Audience: Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Lesson Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The Publications.USA.Gov website allows users to order from the hundreds of publications in the Catalog on topics such as credit, saving for retirement, investing and more. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012
Website of the U.S. Army's Financial Readines program. The site features information for service members and their families, including on-line calculators and educational video presentations. More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Website
Date: 3/28/2012