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2011-02-01 13:22:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to financial literacy for college students, Higher One, Inc., a financial services leader for higher education institutions, is now partnering with notable financial expert Ramit Sethi to offer money management tips to their account holders. The partnership will result in a series of free personal finance articles written for Higher One by Sethi, author of the bestseller I Will Teach You To Be Rich. This...

2011-01-16 00:22:52

Resolution supports promoting financial literacy in schools and communities nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 15, 2011 At the 72nd Annual National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) conference, held November 18-22 in Orlando, Florida, legislators, policy experts, and issue specialists explored the most prominent public policy issues likely to affect American society in 2011. Among various issues, financial literacy emerged as a topic of pertinent interest and national...

2011-01-13 00:00:46

FamilyMint, the online tool helping parents raise money-smart kids, has developed a unique partnering platform to assist credit unions in educating and retaining the youth market. Ann Arbor, MI (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 FamilyMint, the online tool helping parents raise money-smart kids, has developed a unique partnering platform to assist credit unions in attracting and retaining the youth market. FamilyMint.com is the only budgeting and goal-setting tool available through credit...

2011-01-10 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turns out, Americans aren't the only ones concerned about their money skills and preparation for retirement. As Americans reflect on 2010 and preparing for 2011, resolving to manage their financial future better may be at the top of their New Year's resolution list. Approximately 89% of respondents in a recent global survey(2), conducted by ING in partnership with the ING Retirement Research Institute, said they want to do a better job managing...

2011-01-04 09:29:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Are fans of the Tennessee Titans the most financially literate in the nation? The current leaderboard on Visa Inc.'s free, online personal finance video game, Financial Football shows that fans of the Titans have notched the most wins among the 32 NFL teams. In Financial Football, players advance down the field and score by correctly answering personal finance questions. Titans fans have demonstrated their financial literacy by currently leading...

2010-11-17 00:01:06

FamilyMint is pleased to announce the partnership with Levanto Financial. While FamilyMint provides practical financial education and budgeting for kids, Levanto Financial is focused on providing financial wellness for adults. Levanto is the equivalent of a financial wellness center, assessing financial challenges and goals, developing a plan, and most importantly, coaching clients through the steps that contribute to financial wellness for life. Rochester, MI (Vocus) November 16, 2010...

2010-11-02 00:00:35

In a recent survey, university and college administrators and professors said that students need help understanding how to manage their money. Some schools are offering online programs, including Good Money Habits for Students, to teach money management skills. Baton Rouge, LA (PRWEB) November 1, 2010 On today's college campuses, almost all professors and administrators know students who have dropped out of school due to financial problems. College students have the second-highest...

2010-09-13 10:16:00

Brees Helped Create New Game and is Featured on Cover NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing global financial literacy effort, Visa Inc. has joined with New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees to launch Financial Football 2.0, an NFL-themed educational video game. This free game has been developed with help from Brees himself, who created a variety of personal finance questions and appears on the cover. Visa's Financial Football is a game that combines...

2010-09-09 16:40:00

The Illinois CPA Society's latest financial literacy effort uses social media to reach new audiences CHICAGO, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There's a new resource for anyone looking to change their attitude about money. The Illinois CPA Society is using Twitter for their latest financial literacy effort - @thriftitude. @Thriftitude aims to carve its own niche among other Twitter accounts offering financial tips. Through a mix of tweets providing links to interesting and useful...

2010-06-02 20:36:19

In the aftermath of the global financial crisis, financial literacy is still low among young adults. According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs, only twenty-seven percent of people aged 23-28 can answer three basic questions about interest rates, inflation, and risk diversification, and other basic financial concepts. Furthermore, this result was amplified when studying the answers of young women, African-Americans, and Hispanics, and those with low educational...