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This report describes the results of a CFPB-commissioned a study to rigorously evaluate the impact of financial coaching. The study found that access to financial coaching resulted in measurable gains in three areas: money management; objective financial health metrics like savings, debt levels, More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Financial education, Financial coaching
Date: 4/12/2017
CFPB conducted a field scan of financial education programs for immigrant populations. The report raises visibility about the financial education challenges that many immigrants face. This report also shares promising financial education strategies that financial education providers can use to More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: immigrants, financial education programs, strategies
Date: 4/5/2017
An essential part of the mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is to empower consumers to take more control over their financial lives. That’s why we’ve made financial education a critical component of our work.The Bureau’s strategy to improve financial literacy has two key aspects. More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Annual Report, Financial Literacy, Consumer Finance Protection Bureau
Date: 4/5/2017
This report describes the results of focus groups with consumers on common financial guidelines. The CPFB learned that many consumers are aware of and interested in financial guidelines or rules of thumb. However, many consumers also face difficulties in acting on these rules, and were interested More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Rules, financial education, decision-making
Date: 4/5/2017
Statistical supplement to the Current Population Survey that provides estimates and insights into the unbanked and underbanked populations of the United States. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Survey Data Report Website
Tags: Bank account ownership, checking account ownership, savings account ownership, automated deposits, consumer credit, alternative financial services, prepaid debit cards, mobile banking, banking methods, money orders, check cashing, remittances, rent-to-own transactions, payday loans, pawn shops, auto title loans, refund anticipation loans.
Date: 11/25/2014
To understand the wide range of information sources consumers could be exposed to in making financial decisions, we commissioned a study of the size and scope of the financial information field. The results give an overall indication of the relative amounts spent in the U.S. on financial education More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Financial Education Field, Financial Industry Marketing
Date: 6/12/2014
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
High-level examination of financial capability in the U.S. Military More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Spending, earning, saving, borrowing, mortgage, credit, non-bank borrowing, banking, payment methods, financial fragility, debt, financial education, student loans, medical debt
Date: 12/20/2013
This article summarizes results from the FDIC's Model Safe Accounts pilot, which was launched to determine the feasibility of banks offering affordable transaction and savings accounts to bring more individuals into the financial mainstream. More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Report
Date: 7/26/2013
During 2011 and part of 2012, the FDIC conducted a second nationwide survey of FDIC-insured depository institutions to assess their efforts to serve unbanked and underbanked individuals and families. This survey focuses on banks' basic transaction and savings account programs, auxiliary product and More information...
Audience: Researcher
Type of Resource: Article Survey Data Report
Date: 7/26/2013