Transforming the financial lives of a generation of young Americans

The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 directs the Office of Financial Education within the CFPB to educate American consumers and help them make better-informed financial decisions. To that end, we have developed policy recommendations for supporting the financial education and capability of American youth.

These policy recommendations are articulated in a white paper that provides an overview of the financial decision-making context that Americans navigate, surveys some existing efforts in the K-12 financial education field, and addresses each of these elements with a comprehensive youth financial education strategy.

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Policy recommendations for advancing K-12 financial education