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Researchers : Increasing Financial Literacy in America
Complete Description:This presentation reviews the state of federal spending and discusses the role of improved financial literacy as part of a three-pronged strategy (1) Improve Financial Reporting, Public Education, and Performance Metrics (2) Strengthen Budget and Legislative Processes and Controls (3) Fundamental Reexamination & Transformation for the 21stCentury (i.e., entitlement programs, other spending, and tax policy). The slides describe GAO's work on advancing financial literacy, including a review of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission, and participation the Fiscal Wake Up Tour.
Date Published:Friday, December 1, 2006
Author:David M. Walker
Funding Agency: US General Accountability Office
Type: Presentation;
Source: Focus groups and/or interviews; Literature review;
Language: English
Audience: Researcher