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How Financially Literate Are You?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.9″][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.9″] Many people around Central Oregon often lament how students don’t get taught financial education in school as in the past. The are efforts being made today, such as Junior Achievement and others, aimed at giving our youth a better chance at financial success. Mid Oregon is involved in and supports […]

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Self-Efficacy is Biggest Factor in Financial Well-Being

From the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), May 21, 2018 New Findings Issued from Decade-Long Research Financial self-efficacy* is a better predictor of financial well-being more than race, gender and socioeconomic background, according to a landmark 10-year study. The Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students (APLUS) project has followed the same group of […]

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Teens Lack Basic Financial Literacy Skills

One in five 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 […]

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Foundation Releases Video About Biz Kid$

Impact of the National Youth Financial Literacy Initiative The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has released a new video about Biz Kid$ to showcase the impact of the national youth financial literacy initiative. The video features testimonials from staff who have utilized Biz Kids, as well as highlights of the program and students who […]