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Title National financial literacy strategy / Toma P. Hendriks, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010.

Series Education in a competitive and globalizing world series
Education in a competitive and globalizing world series.
Subject Finance -- Study and teaching -- Government policy -- United States.
Finance, Personal -- Study and teaching -- Government policy -- United States.
Alt Name Hendriks, Toma P.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 142 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY STRATEGY; NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY STRATEGY; CONTENTS; PREFACE; TAKING OWNERSHIP OF THE FUTURE: THE NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY; INTRODUCTION; NEW CALLS TO ACTION; Retirement Saving; Consumer Protection; Coordination Efforts; End Notes; FINANCIAL LITERACY AND EDUCATION COMMISSION: PROGRESS MADE IN FOSTERING PARTNERSHIPS, BUT NATIONAL STRATEGY REMAINS LARGELY DESCRIPTIVE RATHER THAN STRATEGIC; WHY GAO DID THIS STUDY; WHAT GAO FOUND; BACKGROUND.
NATIONAL STRATEGY IS STILL LARGELY DESCRIPTIVE, ALTHOUGH THE COMMISSION HAS ADDRESSED SOME OTHER GAO RECOMMENDATIONSNational Strategy Remains Largely Descriptive Rather Than Strategic; Progress Has Been Made in Fostering Partnerships; National Financial Education Network; President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy; Commission Partially Initiated Our Recommendations for Independent Reviews of Federal Activities and Materials; Commission Measured Customer Satisfaction with Web Site, but Has Not Yet Tested Its Usability; Other Communications Initiatives Are In Place.
COMMISSION FACES CHALLENGES IN ACHIEVING ITS MISSIONCommission and OFE Have Limited Resources and Staff; Financial Literacy and Education Commission; Office of Financial Education; Commission's Governance Structure Has Benefits but Also Creates Challenges; End Notes; TAKING OWNERSHIP OF THE FUTURE; FOREWORD PART I: TAKING OWNERSHIP OF THE FUTURE; 1. Building Public Awareness of Available Resources; 2. Developing Tailored, Targeted Materials and Dissemination Strategies; 3. Tapping into Public-Private and Private-Private Partnerships; 4. Research and Evaluation of Financial Education Programs.
CONCLUSIONFOREWORD PART II: ILLUSTRATIVE PROGRAMS; Programs Discussed in this Report; 1. GENERAL SAVING; Overview; Challenges; Issues in General Saving; 1. Shifting Public Discussion from Consumption to Saving through Public Awareness Campaigns; National PSA Multi-Media Campaign; Local/National PSA Campaign and Saving Program; Public Awareness Week on Importance of Insurance; Summary; 2. Using Existing Tax Incentives to Make Saving More Convenient and Affordable; Health Savings Accounts; Coverdell Education Savings Accounts; Summary.
3. Tailoring Communications to Make Saving Relevant to EveryoneUnited States Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service; Military Saves; Summary; 2. HOMEOWNERSHIP; Overview; Challenges; Issues in Homeownership; 1. Using Grassroots Approaches to Deliver Counseling and Training Programs; NeighborWorks America® uses Grassroots Network to Provide Counseling; Local Credit Union offers First Time Homebuyer Program; Armed Services Credit Union Serves Military Families; Native American Housing Partnership Offers Assistance On or Near Reservation.
ISBN 9781614703433 (electronic bk.)
1614703434 (electronic bk.)
9781607418276
1607418274
OCLC # 761310521
Additional Format Print version: National financial literacy strategy. New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2010 9781607418276 (DLC) 2009036565 (OCoLC)430055481



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