The FINRA 2012 National Financial Capability study results are due out soon and likely will show no improvement in individuals’ money management skills. With so much energy being put into financial education, poor test results embolden critics and threaten a movement.
Four years after the recession ended we are still getting signals that our values have changed–at least partly of necessity.
We may be asking too much of schoolteachers when imparting good money habits to kids boils down to four simple rules you can practice at home.
Celebrities and political figures are among the thousands of people living on daily food budgets of $1.50 during the Live Below the Line challenge, a campaign to raise money and awareness for global poverty
Americans generally remain frugal in the aftermath of the Great Recession. But prom night appears invulnerable to austerity. Here’s what you can do about it.
Oscar winner Ben Affleck’s next project is a challenge aimed at raising money and awareness for global poverty.
Advances in reproductive technology and a trend towards marriage later in life have led to an increase in older parents. But do these old fogies know what they’re getting themselves into, financially speaking?
In a mere two years, the proportion of teenagers who expect to be financially dependent on their parents until their mid-20s has doubled. That gives us all another reason to feel sympathy for parents who have teenagers right now.
Parents and kids can’t seem to agree on whether they are even discussing personal finance, a new survey shows. That’s OK. Actions are what matter.
A new study suggests that millennials are getting serious about paring down their debt. But a closer look at the numbers shows some troubling signs
Virtual family banking site FamZoo has introduced a prepaid card that actually makes sense–for kids and parents.
Dozens of countries, including the U.S., are searching for ways to raise the financial I.Q. of their citizens. But only a handful have taken the bold step of making personal finance a high school requirement. Here’s why the U.S. needs to move faster.