Research Associate, Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC)
The George Washington School of Business
Poor financial capability can contribute to a host of problems, particularly for people close to retirement.
Opportunities to borrow increased considerably in the U.S. over the past few decades, and many Americans today are approaching retirement with high levels of debt.
How well individuals navigate life’s financial decisions is dependent, at least in part, on their knowledge and understanding of personal finance. The Personal Finance Index offers unique insights concerning Americans’ capacity for sound financial management and decisionmaking.