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 with Giuseppe Gramigna of the Small Business Administration on Government Supported Entrepreneurship Programs from GFLEC on Vimeo.

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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