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The U.S. Department of Treasury commissioned the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CFS) to conduct a first-of-its kind examination of the combination of classroom financial education and in-school savings
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher
Tags: Financial Education; FLEC; PACFCYA; CFED
Date: 12/9/2014
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: 4/5/2013
This Toolkit is designed to provide caseworkers, independent living skills providers, congregate care providers, foster parents, and other supportive adults with strategies and resources to critically evaluate and improve their current approaches to financial capability. It is designed for those More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Tags: Foster Care, Transitional Living, Financial Capability, Youth, Young Adults, Integration, Credit, Taxes, Credit Report, Insurance
Date: 3/16/2015
This report presents insights that can be helpful to researchers, practitioners, and funders undertaking or contemplating rigorous research into the effectiveness of different financial capability approaches. It summarizes the successful strategies and pitfalls of conducting rigorous evaluation of More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Program evaluation, Randomized control trial, Financial capability
Date: 6/12/2014
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
This special edition of FDIC Consumer News puts special focus on staying focused and avoiding costly decisions during major life events. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article Website
Date: 3/28/2012
The game provides a fun and interactive platform for teaching young people about the importance of saving and spending wisely. “Hit the Road” takes students on a virtual road trip across the country, and they must learn how to save and spend their money wisely to complete challenges along the More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Activity Website
Tags: Educational Brian Games
Date: 11/17/2015
“World of Cents” provides a fun and engaging opportunity for children to learn the concepts of earning, saving and spending money while building their very own magical world full of whimsical playhouses. The gameplay experience touches on the important building blocks for making smart financial More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Activity Savings Website
Tags: Educational Brain Games
Date: 11/17/2015
Following a rigorous research effort to develop a consumer-driven definition of financial well-being, the CFPB developed and tested a set of questions–a “scale”–to measure financial well-being. The scale is designed to allow practitioners and researchers to accurately and consistently quantify, and More information...
Audience: Individual
Tags: Financial well-being measurement, financial education outcome measurement
Date: 7/26/2016
Money Smart for Grades Pre-K-2 has six lessons that provide a developmentally appropriate program for young students to build an understanding of key financial concepts. This standards-aligned curriculum can be incorporated into subjects such as English language arts, mathematics and social More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Tags: understanding currency, needs and wants, setting goals, bank, lend
Date: 7/27/2016