Category: Consumer education and empowerment

Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: A new model and recommendations

Where and when during childhood and adolescence do people acquire the foundations of financial capability? The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) researched the childhood origins of financial capability and well-being to identify those roots and to find promising practices and strategies to support their development.

Our new report, “Building blocks to help youth achieve financial capability: A new model and recommendations,” illuminates critical attributes, abilities, and opportunities acquired during the years spanning preschool through young adulthood that support the development of adult financial capability.

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