Tag: financial literacy

How Youth Summer Jobs Build Long-Term Success

  America Saves for Young Workers (ASYW), a partner of the National League of Cities (NLC) Institute for Youth Education and Families, helps youth establish strong financial habits through its financial capability program. Last summer, 22 employers in 18 U.S. cities offered the program to over 21,000 youth employees. As youth employment programs ramp up

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Digitizing Financial Literacy?

Last month, the National Foundation for Credit Counseling released its annual Consumer Financial Literacy Survey. The results added a bit of color to the picture that has been emerging since the recession of Americans’ financial literacy and stability, and it’s not necessarily pretty. According to the latest survey, more than half (56%) of adults do

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Bringing immigrants into the mainstream banking fold

New immigrants have a great deal to gain from using the U.S. banking system and so do local communities and businesses. Local efforts to help immigrants save and become financially literate promote stable neighborhoods and contribute to the economic vitality of the community. In Rogers, Ark., financial literacy programs not only created a wider customer

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