Financial Literacy

April 2020

Americans’ financial literacy, while remaining low overall, has improved slightly in recent years. 

February 2020

The financial decisions of millennials—defined as individuals age 18 to 37 in 2018—will likely affect the U.S. economy for the next 30 years.

November 2019

This report uses the third wave of the P-Fin Index to examine the current state of financial literacy and financial wellness among African-American adults.

October 2019

Achieving and maintaining financial well-being is a goal of many individuals. Increasingly, it’s a goal employers have for their workforce, as well.

August 2019

Can financial advice serve as an effective substitute for financial literacy? It all depends on the investor.

August 2019

Can financial advice serve as an effective substitute for financial literacy? It all depends on the investor.

April 2019

Many Americans lack the personal finance knowledge needed for sound financial decision making.

September 2018

Millennials comprise 35% of the U.S. labor force and by 2019 are expected to surpass Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest generation. So their financial capability matters greatly to the U.S. economy.

May 2018

Financial literacy undoubtedly plays an important role in decision making, but the associated mechanisms are complex and mediated by a variety of factors.