CFPB: 4 Strategies to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability

Today, we released a report, “Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability,” which describes how young people acquire the “building blocks” of financial capability to help them navigate the financial marketplace as adults. The building blocks are: 1) executive function, 2) financial habits and norms, and 3) financial knowledge […]

CFPB: Youth Financial Education Initiatives Unveiled

Bureau Releases Report on Teaching Financial Fundamentals and Offers a Tool for Educators Washington, D.C. – The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) today unveiled new resources for financial educators including Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability, a report that presents a new financial capability developmental model and makes recommendations for […]

ABA: 10 Money Mistakes Every College Freshman Should Avoid

WASHINGTON — With the fall semester well underway, the American Bankers Association is highlighting common money mistakes college freshmen should avoid to remain financially fit through graduation. “Freshman year marks the first time many students take control of their everyday finances, so it’s important to establish good habits from the […]