From Financial Literacy to Financial Action

Kiviat, Barbara and Jonathan Morduch
McGraw-Hill Research Foundation, January 2012.

More than ever, Americans need to be financially savvy. The past few years have shown that mortgages can be complicated, business-cycle downswings severe, and investing far from obvious. And, for many of us, saving is not easy. Creating a successful financial life takes a high level of know-how and stamina. Not surprisingly, efforts to increase financial literacy among Americans have won wide support

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