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Hughes Federal Credit Union working with University of Arizona® Take Charge Cats to raise money for youth financial education - CUInsight

Hughes Federal Credit Union is participating in the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign, a video contest that awards tens of thousands of dollars to charities nationwide based upon votes from consumers. This year, Hughes has teamed with the University of Arizona® Take Charge Cats to help raise money for their youth financial education …
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Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Educations 55th Annual Conference

Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Educations 55th Annual Conference | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 28, 2016

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There’s an app for that: New mobile app developed at UA helps with used-car purchases

There’s an app for that: New mobile app developed at UA helps with used-car purchases | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
More and more technology is being integrated into the classroom, so it only makes sense that educators are going to start looking for apps and games to help engage students. A new mobile app developed at the University of Arizona is using the game-playing experience to help teach teens and young adults about one of the most important financial decisions someone can make. 
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Online Lender Ascend Taps VCs, Debt in Tough Market | Wall Street Journal

Online Lender Ascend Taps VCs, Debt in Tough Market | Wall Street Journal | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews

UA Backs Movement in Financial Education for Teens | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults.

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John Berlau Reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” | Before It's News

The Washington Post cites CEI`s John Berlau on Consumer Credit and American Economy: John Berlau of the Competitive Enterprise Institute reviews “Consumer Credit and the American Economy” today at the Law and Liberty blog: “The Surprising Economics...

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President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today

President's Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans releases final report | Accounting Today | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury today on the ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation s younger people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for "Credit Invisibles", PERC Study Finds | Transforming Network Infrastructure

Fiber Mountain is transforming data center infrastructure. A revolutionary fiber core enables direct connection of t critical data flows between resources, and leverages innovative virtualization, Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM), Software Defined Network (SDN) capabilities to make data centers more agile.

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Where Credit Report Reforms Fall Short | American Banker

Three major credit agencies are overhauling the way they resolve disputes and report unpaid medical debt. That s a good start, but the best way to wipe out credit-reporting errors is to encourage Americans to review them regularly.
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A marvel in history: The credit card | Credit Card Guide

Retail store credit cards, often called proprietary or private label cards, and gasoline cards were the original credit cards in the U.S., says Michael Staten,  professor and director of Take Charge America Institute at The University of Arizona.


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How to Let Kids Fail their Way to Financial Success | USA News

How to Let Kids Fail their Way to Financial Success | USA News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
For mothers and fathers, the intuition is to safeguard youngsters from generating blunders -- in particular high priced monetary flubs. But knowing how to manage problems can signify the change between an error turning into a studying possibility or a bad...
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Video Games Seek to Teach Smart Financial Strategies | UANews

Can video games help people save money? SavingsQuest, an applied research project bringing together the UA and the Doorways to Dreams Fund under a Center for Financial Services Innovation grant, will test the theory in hopes of finding a mix of...
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Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Education's 55th Annual Conference

Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Education's 55th Annual Conference | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Over 500 Educators, Experts, Economic and Financial Leaders to Address K-12 Financial and Economic Education in Our Nation's Schools
Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB
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Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Education’s 55th Annual Conference

Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Education’s 55th Annual Conference | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Personal Finance and Economics Take Center Stage in Phoenix at Council for Economic Education’s 55th Annual Conference The event will bring together over 500 K-12 educators, industry thought leaders, representatives of the Federal Reserve and partners from across the country to hear unique perspectives, and exchange ideas for bringing financial and economic education to the classroom. With networking events, over 100 hands-on training sessions and special roundtable sessions led by master teachers, attendees will have an opportunity to learn from their peers and share best practices at the elementary, middle and high school levels. David Wessel, Director, The Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy & The Brookings Institution; Mary C. Daly, Senior Vice President and Associate Director of Research, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; and Michael E. Staten, Ph.D., Take Charge America Endowed Professor and Director, Take Charge America Institute for Consumer Financial Education and Research & Assistant Dean for Careers, Commerce and Industry. At the Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 6, CEE will honor the Center for Economic Education at California State University East Bay and the Center for Economic and Financial Education at Western Washington University, this year’s recipients of the Albert Beekhuis Award for exhibiting excellence in practice and delivery of high quality programs.
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UA-developed app teaches teens about car buying

UA-developed app teaches teens about car buying | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Users learn about financial literacy through games and quizzes.
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UA-Built App Makes Used-Car Buying a Game | UANews

UA-Built App Makes Used-Car Buying a Game | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Purchasing a car can be a stressful experience, especially for first-time buyers. A new mobile app developed at the University of Arizona is making the process a little more fun by teaching teens and young adults about the used-car buying process through interactive games.
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‘Republic’ workshop to address financial skills for students | Arizona Republic

‘Republic’ workshop to address financial skills for students | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Republic, azcentral.com and the Arizona Council on Economic Education will sponsor a financial workshop.
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The Disappearance of Trust | Real Truth

The Disappearance of Trust | Real Truth | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The confidence of ordinary citizens in leaders, governing bodies, and long-standing institutions is crumbling. Could we have seen this coming?
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President’s Financial Capability Council Completes Work, Issues Final Report | US Department of the Treasury

The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans (Council) today published its final report to the President and Secretary of the Treasury on ways to build the financial knowledge and skills of the nation’s young people. The report includes recommendations for government, individual commitments to action, and best practices for improving financial capability.
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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for “Credit Invisibles”, PERC Study Finds | Spoke (San Jose CA)

Using fully reported utility and telecommunications payment data (both timely and late payment information) in credit reports and credit scores could expand credit access for significant numbers of Americans with thin or no credit files while decreasing credit risk for lenders overall, according to new research from the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC).
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Fully Reported Utility and Telecommunications Payment Data Could Expand Access for “Credit Invisibles” | Black Radio Network

Using fully reported utility and telecommunications payment data (both timely and late payment information) in credit reports and credit scores could expand credit access for significant numbers of Americans with thin or no credit files while decreasing credit risk for lenders overall, according to new research from the Policy and Economic Research Council (PERC).

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The Surprising Economics of Consumer Credit | Before It's News

In the past few years, popular books about economics, such as Freakonomics and The Undercover Economist, have become surprise best-sellers, wowing readers by showing how economic reasoning can be applied to everyday topics like real estate...
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How to Let Kids Fail their Way to Financial Success | Fox Business

How to Let Kids Fail their Way to Financial Success | Fox Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
As parents, the instinct is to protect children from making mistakes -- especially costly financial flubs. But knowing how to handle mistakes can mean the difference between an error becoming a learning opportunity and a bad habit
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