There is no single right way to help adults improve financial decision-making, just as there is no single right way everyone should conduct their financial lives. This report, reflecting research and input from the field, presents five principles for effective financial education.
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.
This report provides a recommended core set of five financial outcomes for programs to track. The purpose is to assist the field of financial capability and empowerment in creating some commonality in outcomes to measure across a variety of different programs.
The 2016 Financial Literacy Annual Report is a statutorily mandated report to Congress on the Bureau’s activities and strategy to improve the financial capability and well-being of consumers.