FinLit News

Winter 2016 Newsletter

  • Research: Entrepreneurship among Baby Boomers
  • Lusardi Discusses Student Loans on CBS Evening News
  • GFLEC’s Board of Advisors
  • 3rd Cherry Blossom Financial Education Institute

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AboutPage4 Fall ImageFall 2016 Newsletter

  • The Effect of Financial Education on the Quality of Decision Making
  • GFLEC Cohosts Release of the National Financial Capability Study
  • 4th IFFM Annual Meeting Held in Mexico City
  • Workplace Financial Wellness Webpage Unveiled

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AboutPage4 Summer ImageSummer 2016 Newsletter

  • Featured GFLEC Research: “Older Women’s Labor Market Attachment, Retirement Planning, and Household Debt”
  • 2016 Cherry Blossom Financial Education Institute
  • GFLEC to Co-Host Release of 2015 NFCS
  • Nobel Laureate George Akerlof presents at the Financial Literacy Seminar Series

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AboutPage4 Spring ImageSpring 2016 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “How Financially Literate Are Women? An Overview and New Insights”
  • Nine Research Centers Collaborate on EIB Institute Grant
  • Lusardi Featured in Vanity Fair Italia
  • ING Think Forward Keynote Presentation in Brussels

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AboutPage4 Fall ImageFall 2015 Newsletter

  • Forthcoming Publication: “Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality”
  • GFLEC in Beijing for the 3rd IFFM Annual Meeting and Global Financial Museum Expo
  • Call for Papers: Cherry Blossom Financial Education Institute
  • Findings from the S&P Global FinLit Survey

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AboutPage4 Summer ImageSummer 2015 Newsletter

  • Featured Published Research: “Bankruptcy Rates Among NFL Players”
  • 3rd GFLEC/OECD Symposium Focuses on Entrepreneurship
  • Lusardi Testifies to U.S. Department of Labor’s ERISA Advisory Council
  • Forthcoming Publication: “Debt Literacy, Financial Experiences, and Overindebtedness”

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Snowy Pine Branch , Toned Image.Winter 2015 Newsletter

  • Featured Published Research: “Risk Literacy.” Study examines risk diversification across countries and age groups.
  • Featured Working Paper: “Financial Literacy and Economic Outcomes: Evidence and Policy Implications.” Study examines financial decisions around the world as it relates to financial literacy and policy.
  • Entrepreneurship and Financial Education the focus at the GFLEC/OECD symposium on May 7, 2015
  • GFLEC and University of Arizona’s Take Charge America Institute to host Cherry Blossom Financial Education Institute

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AboutPage4 Fall ImageFall 2014 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “Five Steps to Planning Success.” Study explores financial planning concepts related to retirement.
  • Featured Report: “Financial Capability Near Retirement: A Profile of Pre-Retirees.” Study examines the presence of long-term debt among individuals close to retirement
  • GFLEC and OECD host 2nd Annual Global Policy Research Symposium
  • GFLEC and FINRA host screening of Thinking Money documentary

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AboutPage4 Summer ImageSummer 2014 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “Financial Knowledge and 401(k) Investment Performance.” Study links administrative data on investment performance to financial knowledge.
  • GFLEC hosts U.S. Release of the PISA Financial Literacy Assessment
  • Lusardi Chairs OECD/INFE Research Committee
  • GFLEC researches working women’s financial capability
  • Lusardi offers keynote at RAND BeFi Forum
  • Invited Session on Financial Literacy at the EEA Meeting in Toulouse

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Snowy Pine Branch , Toned Image.Winter 2014 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “College-Educated Millennials.” Study examines the financial behavior of Millennials, age 23–34.
  • GFLEC collaborates with its European Investment Bank Institute grant partners to examine gender differences in financial literacy
  • Former Italian Minister of Labor Visits GFLEC
  • Lusardi Presents at TEDx Foggy Bottom
  • Teaching Personal Finance
  • Rai Conference Spotlights the Gender Gap in Financial Literacy

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AboutPage4 Fall ImageFall 2013 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “Debt and Debt Management Among Older Households.” Research finds that older individuals (age 56–61 in 2008) neared retirement with much more debt than previous generations.
  • Prof. Annamaria Lusardi named a MONEY Hero for her extensive work on financial literacy in the November 2013 issue of Money magazine
  • GFLEC Organizes Global Symposium with OECD
  • 2nd Global Financial Literacy Summit Spotlights Youth and Retirement Security
  • Fall 2013 Financial Literacy Seminar Series
  • Lusardi Participates in “No Cash Society” Event

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AboutPage4 Summer ImageSummer 2013 Newsletter

  • Featured Research: “Financial Literacy Theme Collection.” Prof. Annamaria Lusardi edited a collection of financial literacy articles for the July 2013 issue of Numeracy.
  • The Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy honors Prof. Annamaria Lusardi with the William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award
  • GFLEC Hosts Release of National Financial Capability Study
  • GFLEC at NYSE to promote Women and Workplace Financial Education
  • Working Paper: “The Economic Importance of Financial Literacy”
  • Inaugural Steen Award Given to Lusardi
  • Lusardi Testifies to U.S. Senate Subcommittee

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AboutPage4 Spring ImageSpring 2013 Newsletter (Inaugural Issue)

  • Featured Research: “Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality.” Paper explores forces shaping financial knowledge accumulation over the life cycle and the degree to which wealth inequality can be attributed to differences in financial knowledge
  • Center unveils new name: Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center
  • GFLEC Hosts Global Financial Literacy Summit
  • OECD PISA Financial Literacy Assessment
  • Chairman Bernanke (US Federal Reserve Board) Lectures at George Washington School of Business
  • FRB & GFLEC Host Financial Literacy Seminar Series
  • GFLEC Studies Effectiveness of High School Program
  • Credit Unions Discuss How to Promote Good Financial Choices

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