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Raising Money Smart Kids? All You Have To Do Is Talk To Them

Want to raise money smart kids? The secret might by hiding around your dining room table. It seems that students who speak with their parents at least once or twice a month about money matters have better financial literacy scores than those who said they hardly or never speak with their parents about money.  That […]

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When It Comes To Money, Your Phone May Not Be Your Friend

Millennials using mobile payments for transactions are more likely to overspend, pay credit card fees and use pricey loan services, says a new study from the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University School of Business. That shows that what’s fast and convenient may not always save you money, and may […]

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Disability Awareness Month: Yes, It Can Happen To You!

May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Disability insurance can provide income protection if you are unable to work. Disability is more common than you think. One out of every four 20-year-olds will become disabled and be out of work for 12 months or more before they turn 67. Disability can stem from many causes, including […]

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Does Anyone Understand What They’re Saying?

A conversation of one Are you interested in enhanced indexing or smart beta? How about liquid alts or absolute return strategies? Concerned with style drift and mean regression? Staying away from proprietary products in your quest for alpha? Then maybe you should take a look in the private equity space. Are you still reading? Congratulations! You’ve survived […]

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Quote Of The Week: “A Crisis Point For Personal Finance”

“Financial literacy levels around the world have reached a crisis point. People are increasingly expected to take responsibility for their own financial security, yet they are unequipped to do so.” Annamaria Lusardi, Director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), George Washington University, Washington DC  and internationally recognized financial literacy expert. Too many American […]

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