Financial education for adults
We help you help the people you serve. For adult financial educators, the tools here show our latest thinking on consumer financial behavior and effective financial education practices.
Two free upcoming CFPB FinEx webinars:
- Teaching Your Clients to Protect Against Identity Theft & Coronavirus Scams on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (2–3 p.m. ET)
- CFPB COVID-19 Resources for Financial Practitioners on Thursday, April 30, 2020 (2–3:45 p.m. ET)
Resources for financial educators
Following a rigorous research effort, the CFPB defined financial well-being and developed and tested a scale to measure it. Then, we conducted a national survey to measure financial well-being in America. Explore the resources below to find out more.
Five principles of effective financial education
The five principles build on insights about how people make financial decisions, marshalled from many fields of study, and on what we have learned about consumers’ own experiences in the financial marketplace.
We’ve identified implications for financial education practitioners and how they can incorporate elements into their client work.
View our growing library of webinars or read the transcripts. Each webinar is added to the archive a few weeks after its presentation date.