Financial Literacy Forums: Issues and Viewpoints on the Workplace, Partnerships and Governmental Role


Caroline Holland

Series: Business, Technology and Finance
BISAC: BUS027000

Americans today confront an array of challenges in their efforts to achieve and maintain financial security. Financial literacy—the ability to use knowledge and skills to manage financial resources effectively—has thus become increasingly important. Experts have identified the workplace as a potentially effective venue for providing financial education and helping individuals improve their financial decision making.

This book discusses the role of the employer in promoting financial literacy; the effectiveness of such efforts; how best to serve low-income and other underserved populations; and the federal government’s role in supporting these efforts. The book also discusses needs and priorities in improving financial literacy; roles and responsibilities of, and collaboration among, the government, nonprofit, and private sectors; lessons learned from federal public health and nutrition literacy initiatives; and the Government Accountability Office’s potential role in addressing financial literacy issues.
(Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Financial Literacy: The Role of the Workplace
(United States Government Accountability Office)

Financial Literacy: Strengthening Partnerships in Challenging Times
(United States Government Accountability Office)

The Federal Government’s Role in Improving Financial Literacy
(United States Government Accountability Office)


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