Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Friday, October 11, 2013 2:04 pm
By Kemberley Washington · Bankrate.com

Most college graduates are academically sound but financially illiterate. What should be done?

Friday, August 09, 2013 4:31 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

The CFPB recently released its first report on its financial education efforts.

Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:13 pm
By Claes Bell · Bankrate.com

Created by the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, CFPB’s Office of Financial Education is just getting off the ground.

Friday, August 31, 2012 11:19 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

The results of a two-year SEC study on investors is in: Americans fail at financial literacy, but the SEC has suggestions for communicating with us.

Monday, May 07, 2012 1:54 pm
By Brian Page · Bankrate.com

Across the country, many children are not learning basic financial literacy skills.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 6:00 am
By Marcie Geffner · Bankrate.com

A survey uses questionable methodology to try to prove consumers need more financial literacy education.

Friday, February 03, 2012 8:00 am
By Sheyna Steiner · Bankrate.com

In mid-January, the SEC requested comments from the public on financial literacy and investor disclosure issues. The Dodd-Frank Act mandated that the SEC conduct this study to identify investors’ levels of financial literacy and come up with ways of improving disclosure materials pertaining to investment products, services and providers. They also must identify the most