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FLLIP's \\"your money & your life\\" financial regulation education program high marks after first year

Profitwise , Issue Spr , Pages 8-9

Journal Article
Financial education: Does it work and how do we know?

Community Investments , Volume 21 , Issue Sum

Working Paper
Financial education in San Francisco: a study of local practioners, service gaps and promising practices

The landscape of financial education services in San Francisco is broad, with multiple organizations offering services for diverse populations. However, until recently, there has been little effort to coordinate the many resources and organizations committed to promoting financial education. The recently formed San Francisco Financial Education Network is a collaborative group of nonprofit service providers, philanthropic funders, and local public sector representatives dedicated to improving the provision of financial education services in the city. Network participants agreed there is ...
Community Development Working Paper , Paper 2009-08

Journal Article
Jumpstarting a new career

New Hampshire's young people are learning sound personal financial management skills. Leading the effort is Dan Hebert, who left a career in consumer lending to become president of the New Hampshire Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 18-19

Working Paper
Strengthening financial education in California: Expanding personal finance training among youth

Cross explores multiple options for expanding personal finance training among youth in California, including statewide legislation or education code changes for financial education, professional development and training for teachers on personal finance concepts, and school district adoption of financial preparedness curriculum.
Community Development Working Paper , Paper 2010-02

Journal Article
Economic and financial literacy moves from the schoolhouse to the statehouse

The Region , Volume 16 , Issue Sep , Pages 18-23

Discussion Paper
Driving positive behavior change through education and motivation: summary of a PayPerks workshop

Start-up firm PayPerks has developed a financial capability and rewards platform that combines online education with sweepstakes-based incentives. PayPerks? initial emphasis has been on improving the understanding and use of prepaid cards among individuals with little prior experience using payment cards. Participants can earn points in a variety of ways, including taking short, self-directed tutorials on prepaid card use. Every month, those points become chances to win cash prizes in sweepstakes drawings. PayPerks co-founders facilitated a Payment Cards Center workshop where they ...
Consumer Finance Institute discussion papers , Paper 13-01

Journal Article
A discussion and display of innovations: the second annual Illinois asset-building conference

The Second Annual Illinois Asset-Building Conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (NCPL) was held on September 25 and 26, 2003. Approximately 100 individuals from various financial institutions, non-profit organizations, community groups, local and state policymakers, and institutions of higher learning attended the conference. Dory Rand, supervising attorney for community investment at Chicago-based NCPL, and coordinator of the statewide Financial Links for Low- Income People coalition, moderated the conference.
Profitwise , Issue Jan , Pages 10-11

Conference Paper
Effectiveness of online early intervention financial education programs for credit-card holders

As part of The Saint Paul Foundation?s Credit Card Project, three credit card issuers conducted randomized tests of whether offering online credit card education to credit cardholders is effective in changing behavior. The targeted populations were either new cardholders or cardholders reaching the point of first delinquency, and two of the tests involved college students. Completion of online credit education correlates with more responsible credit card usage, but the experiments don?t prove that the education causes this behavior. Experiments with college student cardholders by Wells Fargo ...
Proceedings , Paper 962

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Inflation expectations and behavior: Do survey respondents act on their beliefs?

We compare the inflation expectations reported by consumers in a survey with their behavior in a financially incentivized investment experiment designed such that future inflation affects payoffs. The inflation expectations survey is found to be informative in the sense that the beliefs reported by the respondents are correlated with their choices in the experiment. Furthermore, most respondents appear to act on their inflation expectations showing patterns consistent (both in direction and magnitude) with expected utility theory. Respondents whose behavior cannot be rationalized tend to be ...
Staff Reports , Paper 509

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