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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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ABA Offers Banking Tips for Millennials

With recent data suggesting that more than forty percent of millennials are “chronically stressed” about money, ABA today issued a press release with tips to help millennials use tools they already access to secure a strong financial footing.

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Award-Winning Bankers Offer Tips on Financial Education Outreach

By Corey Carlisle Bankers have long recognized the importance of financial literacy and of teaching Americans how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits. With April’s National Financial Literacy Month on the horizon, I asked Kurt Schindler from Banco Popular in San Juan, P.R., and Ben Joergens from Old National Bancorp in Evansville, Ind.—the 2014 and 2015 winners of ABA’s ...

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