Tag Archives: financial literacy

4 money lessons I wish I’d learned in high school

Kelly Dilworth

Nearly 9 out of 10 Americans think high schools should teach a required course in financial literacy, according to a recent survey by the credit bureau Equifax. Yet, just 17 states require high schools to teach basic financial skills, according…
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Are preschoolers too young to learn about money? Experts say no

Kelly Dilworth

How young is too young to start talking with your kids about money? That’s a question I’ve been thinking about lately now that my 3-year-old has started to show more interest in the contents of my wallet. As it turns…
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Financially literate older Americans are less anxious about money

Kelly Dilworth

Despite decades of life experience, many retirees report feeling anxious as they grow older. Their finances are often tighter and less predictable, their days less structured and their health getting more fragile, making the future feel increasingly less certain. Some…
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Even very young kids need good financial role models

Kelly Dilworth

Don’t wait until your children are nearly grown to start modeling good financial habits. The financial choices you make when your kids are at their youngest could have a bigger impact than you realize. That’s the common theme of a…
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Consumers can now get credit counseling online

Kelly Dilworth

It’s become easier than ever to shop, bank, pay bills and manage your financial life online or through your mobile phone. Now, you also can get tailored advice online for repairing your finances or digging out of credit card debt.…
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