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1 in 5 U.S. Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills

1 in 5 U.S. Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills

6/8/2017 Post by: NEFE (National Endowment for Financial Education) American Students Struggle to Demonstrate Financial Capability on International Stage One in five U.S. teenagers (22 percent) lack basic financial literacy skills according to the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) findings released last month. Among 15 participating countries and economies, U.S. 15-year-olds ranked 7th in …

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Make Money Your Own Way

Make Money Your Own Way

Are you looking for ways to make money and maybe even help your family? Maybe you can make money your own way. Even though the legal working age in the U.S. is 14, there are ways for you to make money before you first become employed. Is babysitting the right fit? Here are some questions …

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The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility

The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility

This article, “The Credit Invisibles: 4 Challenges Beyond Credit Accessibility”,  is written from the perspective of teachers or parents of teens or young adults. Much of the information also translates into actions for the reader as well. 3/8/2017 By: Kimberly Roy, National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®). I met a teacher at a conference recently …

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Millennials Show Alarming Gap Between FinanciaConfidence and Knowledge

Millennials Show Alarming Gap Between Financial Confidence and Knowledge

DENVER—Millennials are overconfident and underprepared when it comes to managing their money, according to new research funded by the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) and conducted by George Washington University. They consider themselves far more knowledgeable financially than they actually are. Too Much Financial Confidence? “Millennials are known for having unrelenting belief in their …

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Make FAFSA Easy

Make FAFSA Easy

The worst part of being a college student, besides dining hall food and always being broke, is finding financial aid. There’s nothing that will get you down in the dumps more than coming up with thousands of dollars for your education. What’s slightly less painful is filing the free application for federal student aid, or …

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