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FDIC Sees Strong Results from Youth Savings Program

Banks participating in the FDIC’s youth savings pilot program are seeing strong results, agency chairman Martin Gruenberg said today, adding that the FDIC will by year’s end provide a “roadmap” for other banks wishing to offer similar programs in schools.

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Study: Financial Literacy Dips Even as Americans’ Finances Recover

Consistent with overall economic improvement, measures of Americans’ financial stress and fragility continue to improve -- even as financial literacy trends slightly downward -- according to the 2016 Financial Capability in the United States study released today by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center.

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ABA Offers Tips for Stopping Elder Abuse

In observance of World Elder Abuse Day on June 15, the ABA Foundation today issued a press release with steps older Americans and their caregivers can take to prevent financial abuse, which is estimated to cost seniors $2.9 billion each year.

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