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Promising practices and lessons learned for Child Savings Account programs

The Bureau is engaged in building the capacity of child savings programs by releasing four briefs geared toward institutions and communities interested in starting, or expanding child savings opportunities.

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Measuring a child’s progress on the building blocks of financial capability

In 2016, the Bureau released the Building Blocks to Help Youth Achieve Financial Capability: A new model and recommendations, which describes where and when children and young adults acquire the foundations of financial capability. Now, the Bureau has created the Building Blocks Measurement Guide to provide researchers, program leaders, teachers, and other financial educators with ways to assess young people’s progress toward each building block.

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Four strategies to help youth achieve financial capability

We’ve released a new report on our findings for how young people can acquire three building blocks of financial capability which include: executive function, financial habits and norms, and financial knowledge and decision-making skills. Read on to find strategies for educators, policymakers, and parents.