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More than A Third of Teens Don’t Believe they will be Financially Independent from Parents by Age 30

More than A Third of Teens Don’t Believe they will be Financially Independent from Parents by Age 30

A new survey by Junior Achievement (JA) and Citizens Bank shows that 63 percent of teens believe they will be financially independent of their parents by the age of 30, meaning that more than a third of teens surveyed do not hold this belief. The survey is being released in conjunction with Financial Literacy Month, which is April.

JA USA Releases Study that Examines How "Disconnected Youth" Changed between 1970 and 2017

JA USA Releases Study that Examines How "Disconnected Youth" Changed between 1970 and 2017

A new study for Junior Achievement USA by the Population Reference Bureau shows changes from 1970 to 2017 in the characteristics of "disconnected youth," young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not employed nor enrolled in school.

SURVEY: 4 out of 5 millennials can't answer basic financial questions

SURVEY: 4 out of 5 millennials can't answer basic financial questions

Do you think you know the basics when it comes to finances? According to a new nationwide survey released today by MassMutual, millennials still have a lot to learn about fundamental personal finance topics such as credit scores, compound interest and investing.

Survey: How Much Money did Financial Literacy Shortfalls Cost Americans in 2017?

Survey: How Much Money did Financial Literacy Shortfalls Cost Americans in 2017?

Is your New Year's resolution to better manage your personal finances? How about to put a little extra change into the piggy bank? According to a new survey conducted by the National Financial Educators Council, increasing your knowledge about financial literacy should be at the top of your 2018 resolution list.