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Resources for Researchers

Use this page to search the Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s Financial Capability Research Clearinghouse. The clearinghouse contains information from many reports and articles from Federally-supported research, along with a select number of datasets that are available for use in new research on financial capability topics.

Tips for Searching the Clearinghouse

Access the Clearinghouse here.

Simply type in the word or phrase that describes your topic, and the site will search the collection. It will limit the search only to clearinghouse information.

The following details will be displayed in the search results

  • Resource title
  • Type of resource (e.g., article, bibliography, book chapter, brief, case study, conference proceedings, discussion, evaluation, dataset, peer-reviewed article, report, presentation slides, testimony, working paper)
  • Author
  • Date Published
  • Federal agency that supported the research
  • Report synopsis or abstract
  • Link to a website with the complete report or other resource


New Information for Researchers

Federal Reserve Board’s Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED)

Since 2013, the Federal Reserve Board has conducted the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED), which evaluates the economic well-being of U.S. households and identifies potential risks to their financial stability. The survey includes modules on a range of topics of current relevance to financial well-being including credit access and behaviors, savings, retirement, economic fragility, and education and student loans.

Learn more about the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking


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