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Worksheet to help consumers create their own customized financial rule of thumb for managing spending. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Worksheets
Tags: Financial Education, Spending, Financial Decision-making
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
With USDA's "Cost of Raising a Child" Calculator, you can estimate how much it will annually cost to raise a child. This may help you plan better for overall expenses including food, or to purchase adequate life insurance. The amount of money you spend depends on how many children you have, the More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Calculator
Tags: calculator, tools, children, housing, transportation costs, food, childcare, healthcare, child-rearing, families
Date: 1/10/2017