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The Retirement Wealth Gap
Director of the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative and Host of th...
Though 401(k) plans (a defined contribution retirement plan) are supposed to build wealth, a new study by the Economic Policy Institute suggests that these plans are actually exacerbating wealth inequality by not adequately providing for most people's retirement.
The Case for Economic Education
High school student in Washington
The best way to fight is through knowledge, and the simplest place to cultivate that understanding is in schools. Money is simply too important to be passed over by education.
Closing the Gap in Economic Education: Financial Literacy Begins in the Classroom
Nan J. Morrison
President & CEO, Council for Economic Education
From the national level down, there are many efforts underway to improve economic and financial education, increase requirements and find better ways to assess literacy levels. But it's something we all need to continue to work on together.
How To Get More Women To Study Economics
Secrets Students Should Know: If You Want To Be Poor, Dropout; If You Want To Be Rich, Study Economics
Executive Director of the California Council on Economic Educa...
Teenagers, it's difficult to play a game and impossible to win if you don't know the rules. And your adults haven't taught you the rules of the economic game.
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