FinLit Talks

This video series offers concise summaries of in-depth academic and practitioner presentations, in plain English, for dissemination to a worldwide audience. For convenient viewing, most videos are between three and six minutes long.

FinLit Talks Annamaria Lusardi of GFLEC and Paul Yakoboski of TIAA Institute on the P-Fin Index from GFLEC on Vimeo.

The P-Fin Index

The P-Fin Index
IPaul Yakoboski, TIAA Institute
7:13

The Knowledge Gap in Workplace Retirement Investing and the Role of Professional Advisors

The Knowledge Gap in Workplace Retirement Investing and the Role of Professional Advisors
Jill Fisch, Penn Law
4:54

Government Supported Entrepreneurship Programs

Government Supported Entrepreneurship Programs
Giuseppe Gramigna, Small Business Administration
4:49

The Social Security Statement

The Social Security Statement
Barbara Smith, Social Security Administration
3:51

Ditching the Middle Class with Financial Regulation

Ditching the Middle Class with Financial Regulation
Francesco D’Acunto & Alberto Rossi, University of Maryland
5:54

Investors in the United States 2016

Investors in the United States 2016
Gary Mottola, FINRA Investor Education Foundation
5:19

Effects of Access to High-Cost Consumer Credit

Effects of Access to High-Cost Consumer Credit
Christine Dobridge, Federal Reserve Board
4:04

Recent Trends of Economic Well-Being

Recent Trends of Economic Well-Being
Jeff Larrimore, Federal Reserve Board
5:27

FinLit Talks with Damon Jones of UChicago on Time-Inconsistency and Saving: Experimental Evidence from Low-Income Tax Filers

FinLit Talks with Damon Jones of UChicago on Time-Inconsistency and Saving: Experimental Evidence from Low-Income Tax Filers
Damon Jones, The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
5:25

Wealth Inequality in the US

Wealth Inequality in the US
Caroline Ratcliffe, Urban Institute
5:15

Economic Insecurity of American Households

Economic Insecurity of American Households
Clinton Key, The Pew Charitable Trusts
4:39

How Trends in Disability Affect Income Inequality and Financial & Retirement Security

How Trends in Disability Affect Income Inequality and Financial & Retirement Security
Jason Fichtner, Mercatus Center, George Mason University
5:10

Self-employment for Underserved Older Adults

Self-employment for Underserved Older Adults
Donna V.S. Ortega, AARP Foundation
4:30

Self-Employment Transitions among Older Americans

Self-Employment Transitions among Older Americans
Michael Giandrea, US Bureau of Labor Statistics
4:58

An Investigation on Health Impact of Self-Employment

An Investigation on Health Impact of Self-Employment
Ting Zhang, University of Baltimore
5:26

Anchors, Target Values, and Credit Card Payments

Anchors, Target Values, and Credit Card Payments
Abigail Sussman, University of Chicago
5:01

The Display of Information and Household Investment Behavior

The Display of Information and Household Investment Behavior
Maya Shaton, Federal Reserve Board
4:31

Behavior Insights for Scalable Solutions in Education

Behavior Insights for Scalable Solutions in Education
Ben Castleman, University of Virginia
6:42

How Individuals Smooth Spending: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data

How Individuals Smooth Spending: Evidence from the 2013 Government Shutdown Using Account Data
Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan
5:07

Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities

Cognitive Constraints on Valuing Annuities
Arie Kapteyn, University of Southern California
4:47

Credit Scores and Committed Relationships

Credit Scores and Committed Relationships
Geng Li, Federal Reserve Board
4:59

International Diversification & 296 401(k) Plans

International Diversification & 296 401(k) Plans
Enrichetta Ravina, Columbia Business School
5:25

The Global Findex Database 2014

The Global Findex Database 2014
Leora Klapper, World Bank
4:54

Minimum Payments and Debt Paydown in Consumer Credit Cards

Minimum Payments and Debt Paydown in Consumer Credit Cards
Ben Keys, University of Chicago
6:00

Financial Illiteracy Meets Conflicted Advice: The Case of Thrift Savings Plan Rollovers

Financial Illiteracy Meets Conflicted Advice: The Case of Thrift Savings Plan Rollovers
John Turner, Pension Policy Center
2:48

Impact of Bank Account Ownership on Adolescents' Financial Literacy

Impact of Bank Account Ownership on Adolescents' Financial Literacy
Dimitris Christelis, University of Naples Federico II
4:13

Household Finance

Household Finance
Johan Almenberg, Formerly of the Swedish Ministry of Finance
2:50

Loan Contracting in the Presence of Usury Limits

Loan Contracting in the Presence of Usury Limits
Brian Melzer, Northwestern University
4:30

Social Security and Claiming Savings

Social Security and Claiming Savings
John Shoven, Stanford University
3:10

Individual Investors’ Numerical Skills

Individual Investors’ Numerical Skills
Susan Krische, American University
6:32

Inflation Expectations and Behavior

Inflation Expectations and Behavior
Wilbert van der Klauuw, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
9:20

Analysis of Default Risk in Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program

Analysis of Default Risk in Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program
Stephanie Moulton, Ohio State University
4:17

Financial Literacy Among Graduate Students

Financial Literacy Among Graduate Students
David Richardson, TIAA-CREF
4:54

Lapse-Based Insurance

Lapse-Based Insurance
Daniel Gottlieb and Kent Smetters, The Wharton School
5:44

Financial Education and Account Access among Elementary Students

Financial Education and Account Access among Elementary Students
Kasey Wiedrich, CFED
6:45

Inattention and Inertia in Household Finance

Inattention and Inertia in Household Finance
John Campbell, Harvard University
8:12

Training Teachers Teaching Financial Literacy

Training Teachers Teaching Financial Literacy
Billy Hensley, NEFE
1:53

Financial Education from a Behavioral Perspective

Financial Education from a Behavioral Perspective
Dominic Thurbon, ChangeLabs
4:10

Pensions and the Importance of Financial Literacy Education for Women

Pensions and the Importance of Financial Literacy Education for Women
Elsa Fornero, University of Turin
4:47

Financial Education in UK schools

Financial Education in UK schools
Fiona Ellis, Personal Finance Education Group
3:32

Investor Education from the Regulators’ Perspectives

Investor Education from the Regulators’ Perspectives
Gerri Walsh, FINRA Foundation
2:34

Investor Education in Belgium

Investor Education in Belgium
Jean-Paul Servais, Financial Services and Markets Authority
5:37

Financial Literacy Amongst the Educated

Financial Literacy Amongst the Educated
Mahnaz Mahdavi, Smith College
4:26

Financial Education in Schools: Lessons from Australia

Financial Education in Schools: Lessons from Australia
Wendy Mason, Commonwealth Bank Foundation
2:37

Empowering Youth

Empowering Youth
Jeroo Billimoria, CYFI
1:27

Investor Education in Brazil

Investor Education in Brazil
José Alexandre Cavalcanti Vasco, Securities and Exchange Commission
3:14

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning around the World

Financial Literacy and Retirement Planning around the World
Annamaria Lusardi, GFLEC
8:09

How America Pays for College 2012

How America Pays for College 2012
Sarah Ducich, Sallie Mae
5:49

Consumer Use of Small-Dollar Credit Products

Consumer Use of Small-Dollar Credit Products
Robert Levy, Center for Financial Services Innovation
5:24

Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves

Beyond Our Means: Why America Spends While the World Saves
Sheldon Garon, Princeton University
18:40

The Role of Banks in Promoting Financial Literacy

The Role of Banks in Promoting Financial Literacy
Ian Bright, ING, The Netherlands
2:44

A Bank’s Promotion of Financial Literacy via a Museum: A Case Study

A Bank’s Promotion of Financial Literacy via a Museum: A Case Study
Andrea Beltratti, Intesa Sanpaolo
4:44

Financial Literacy at the OECD

Financial Literacy at the OECD
Flore-Anne Messy, OECD
2:52

China’s Dynamic Financial Literacy Needs

China’s Dynamic Financial Literacy Needs
Keyong Dong, Renmin University
4:56

Best Practices for Financial Education Programs

Best Practices for Financial Education Programs
Heidi van Eijk, ING
3:15

Retiree Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: A Study of Consumer Expectations and Policy Implications

Retiree Out-of-Pocket Healthcare Spending: A Study of Consumer Expectations and Policy Implications
Howell Jackson, Harvard Law School
6:41

The Unraveling of the U.S. Retirement System

The Unraveling of the U.S. Retirement System
Sylvester Schieber, Social Security Advisory Board
4:43

Active vs. Passive Decisions & Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts

Active vs. Passive Decisions & Crowd-Out in Retirement Savings Accounts
John Friedman, Harvard Kennedy School
5:00

Social Networks and The Decision to Insure

Social Networks and The Decision to Insure
Jing Cai, University of Michigan
6:08

How Borrowers Choose and Repay Payday Loans

How Borrowers Choose and Repay Payday Loans
Nick Bourke, The Pew Charitable Trusts
5:00

New Zealand’s Financial Education Initiatives

New Zealand’s Financial Education Initiatives
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
4:56

The Power of Websites in Promoting Financial Education

The Power of Websites in Promoting Financial Education
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
7:39

Financial Literacy in Schools

Financial Literacy in Schools
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
4:50

Financial Literacy for Adults

Financial Literacy for Adults
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
3:58

Financial Literacy and the Elderly

Financial Literacy and the Elderly
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
3:53

Gender Differences in Financial Literacy

Gender Differences in Financial Literacy
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
2:32

Governance & Leadership

Governance & Leadership
Diana Crossan, Commission for Financial Literacy and Retirement, New Zealand
3:52

Financial Education for Adults

Financial Education for Adults
J. Michael Collins, University of Wisconsin-Madison
3:42

Early Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts

Early Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts
John Sabelhaus, Federal Reserve Board
4:21

The Impact of Knowledge and Framing

The Impact of Knowledge and Framing
Jason Fichtner, George Mason University
6:06

Impact of Knowledge and Framing

Impact of Knowledge and Framing
Lisa Schneider, Mathew Greenwald & Associates Inc.
4:16

An Overview of the Status of and Strategies for Promoting Financial Literacy

An Overview of the Status of and Strategies for Promoting Financial Literacy
Peter Tufano, Saïd Business School
14:21

Financial Literacy Among Investors

Financial Literacy Among Investors
Seth Elan, Library of Congress
4:11

Financial Entertainment

Financial Entertainment
Nick Maynard, Doorways to Dreams
9:16

Compensating Cognitive Capabilities, Economic Decisions, and Aging

Compensating Cognitive Capabilities, Economic Decisions, and Aging
Eric Johnson, Columbia University
6:50

Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Savings

Exponential Growth Bias and Retirement Savings
Aaron Sojourner, University of Minnesota
15:29

Planning Your Financial Future

Planning Your Financial Future
Joanne Yoong, The RAND Corporation
6:41

Community-Based Financial Education

Community-Based Financial Education
Cynthia Fletcher, Iowa State University
9:47

2012 National Financial Capability Study Findings

2012 National Financial Capability Study Findings
Gerri Walsh, FINRA Foundation
4:03

Assessing High School Personal Finance Courses

Assessing High School Personal Finance Courses
Anna Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
5:24

Assessing Online Financial Advice

Assessing Online Financial Advice
Julie Agnew, College of William and Mary
5:05

Assessing Financial Education

Assessing Financial Education
Major William Skimmyhorn, USMA West Point
3:30

Disability Benefit Growth and Disability Reform in the U.S.

Disability Benefit Growth and Disability Reform in the U.S.
Richard Burkhauser, Cornell University
14:36

Small Cues Change Savings Choices

Small Cues Change Savings Choices
James Choi, Yale School of Management
5:45