This technical report describes the development and scoring procedures of the CFPB Financial Well-Being Scale.
Research and reports
We study how consumers interact with financial products and services to help identify potential problems in the marketplace and achieve better outcomes for all. Review our reports and analyses to help inform your decisions, policies, and practices. And, see reports that we periodically prepare about the CFPB.
Staying on track while giving back
This midyear report highlights the problems that student loan borrowers face when seeking to access programs designed to protect people working in public service.
The 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.
These two reports summarize the findings of a rigorous evaluation of financial coaching and discuss the implications for financial education practitioners.
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.