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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
This brief shares lessons learned about integrating financial capability services into existing programs at four organizations serving rural communities. Financial capability is the capacity—based on knowledge, skills, and access—to manage financial resources effectively. This brief is organized More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Brief
Tags: financial capability, rural, integration
Date: 5/31/2017
This brief shares lessons learned from three local intermediary organizations that have supported nonprofits in their efforts to integrate financial capability services into existing program. Financial capability is the capacity—based on knowledge, skills, and access—to manage financial resources More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Brief
Tags: intermediary, organizations, integration, financial capability
Date: 5/31/2017
Assessing Head Start & Early Head Start Families’ Financial Capability: t his brief outlines strategies and tools Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) can use to gain a deeper understanding of how HS/EHS families are managing their finances to decide which services might help them build financial More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher Youth
Type of Resource: Brief
Tags: head start, financial capability, financial coaching
Date: 5/31/2017
Financial capability incorporates financial literacy with the ability to understand money and its management so people may make informed financial decisions. Financial literacy provides the knowledge that is often is the first step in understanding personal finance. Financially capable people use More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Researcher
Type of Resource: Fact Sheet
Tags: financial capability, CRA, community
Date: 4/20/2017
This advisory highlights the range of financial literacy activities in which banks have participated that have been effective in enhancing consumer financial skills and extending the reach of banks’ products and services to underserved or unbanked markets. More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Guidance
Tags: CRA, Guidance, Financial Institutions, Banks, financial education, financial literacy
Date: 4/20/2017
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
Research paper on findings regarding consumer spending and financial management. Partner paper to worksheet and "Managing Spending: Ideas for Financial Educators" released by the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB). More information...
Audience: Researcher Teacher
Type of Resource: Consumer report Report
Tags: consumer spending, managing money
Date: 4/5/2017
CFPB recently talked with consumers and found that many of them aspire to manage their spending better. We heard that people would like to use budgets and plans, but these tools can be hard to use in guiding spending decisions in the moment. Over 90 percent of the consumers CFPB talked with were More information...
Audience: Teacher Researcher
Type of Resource: Guide Report Tools Tips
Tags: consumer spending, financial education
Date: 4/5/2017
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