financial literacy

Achieving a More Inclusive and Sustainable Recovery in 2022

From a growing digital divide to vaccine equity, we highlight the economic and societal challenges that defined 2021 and point toward insights and resources from our partner network that can help advance shared prosperity around the world.
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In the US, a two-track recovery exacerbates the jobs divide

Addressing Housing Affordability With Access to Homeownership

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by Mike Loftin, CEO of Homewise 

Faced with an affordable housing shortage, policymakers often overlook America’s biggest source of affordable housing: homeownership. 

Contrary to popular belief, owning is often more affordable than renting. Today, it is cheaper to buy a home than it is to rent in two-thirds of US counties, including New Mexico’s Santa Fe and Bernalillo Counties, home to high-cost Santa Fe and moderately priced Albuquerque, where Homewise, has helped more than 5,000 modest-income families become homeowners.

From Bad Bunny to Smart Money

The new SUMA Wealth platform uses culturally relevant financial health entertainment to educate and empower young Latinos.
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Sisters Melanie and Mariana Montoya could relate when they saw SUMA Wealth using the demand for Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny’s concert tickets to shell out personal financial advice: Don’t spend what you don’t have.

Alliance Data Supports Junior Achievement's Teen Financial Literacy Program by Funding Innovative Mobile App Courses

Summary: 
  • Innovative app provides learning experience for middle and high school students using gamified approach to teach basic financial capabilities
  • Alliance Data’s funding will enable 40,000 low- and moderate-income students to earn money to invest
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  • Innovative app provides learning experience for middle and high school students using gamified approach to teach basic financial capabilities
  • Alliance Data’s funding will enable 40,000 low- and moderate-income students to earn money to invest

T. Rowe Price: Pandemic's Impact to Financial Well-being Compels More Parents Than Ever to Have Money Conversations With Their Kids

Parents, Kids & Money Survey also finds that the pandemic has exacerbated existing racial inequalities, including the racial retirement savings gap
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April 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A new study from T. Rowe Price provides a look at how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted families’ financial well-being, compelling more parents than ever to have conversations regarding money matters with their children. Further, the study shows how the pandemic has exacerbated existing racial inequalities, including the racial retirement savings gap.

Making Financial Literacy Accessible to All With No-Cost Resources From Discovery Education

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How much students understand finance largely influences their ability to make smart financial decisions in the future, according to research from Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. Simply put, the more you know about finances and managing money, the better you’ll be at it.

Fifth Third Bank Launches Digital Financial Literacy Program for Children

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CINCINNATI, February 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association today announced the launch of the first-ever digital version of the Fifth Third Young Bankers Club®, its signature financial educational program for fifth-grade students.

Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge 2020 Champions Financial Literacy for Social Justice, COVID-19 Relief, and Military Communities

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The Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge is an annual skills-based volunteer event in partnership with Common Impact that taps into Schwabbies’ professional expertise to build nonprofit capacity and create long-term community impact.

The Future Can Be Female - Starting the Finance CEO Pipeline

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by Jane Carten, President and Director, Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manager of the Saturna Sustainable Equity Fund  

When I walk into a room and see a crowd full of white men over the age of 40, I know I’m in the right place. Lack of diversity in the asset management industry is a fact that is palpable.

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