A lack of basic financial knowledge and advice is aggravating student debt and defaults. Student financial ambassadors are looking to help.
By Timothy Pratt, The Hechinger Report
More millennials are turning to payday loans and pawn shops for much needed cash -- moves that can provide immediate relief, but often result in deeper debt.
By Kristen Doerer
Not only are American women less financially savvy than American men, they also report lower confidence in their financial literacy. The same is true across market-driven economies in Europe. But that's not an altogether bad thing. Look no farther than…
By Simone Pathe
American teens may work summer jobs and manage money on their smartphones, but their financial literacy places them between Latvia and Russia, and far below 15-year-olds in Shanghai, who achieved the highest average score on the largest youth financial literacy…
By Simone Pathe
South Africa without Mandela, surveillance changes, and living in the cash economy.
By PBS NewsHour
Nearly 20% of low income US households are "underbanked," according to the FDIC. But is providing access to traditional, mainstream financial services the best solution for everyone? A professor does double duty as a New York City check casher and…
A Colorado law that went into effect this fall requires schools to teach public school students about financial responsibility -- from drawing coins and bills to deducting purchases from their classroom bank accounts. Correspondent Tom Bearden reports.
A series of calculators and tools that I or others on the Making Sen$e team have used to visualize--and make--economic decisions. If you've found one you like, PLEASE let us know. In terms of simplicity and authority, these are our…
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