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In survey after survey Americans of all ages can’t answer basic financial questions. This lack of knowledge strikes at the heart of why Americans cannot properly manage their financial affairs and plan their financial futures.

How can a consumer decide which product to buy to financially protect their household without basic financial literacy? How can day-to-day money decisions be made? How can new fintech tools be understood and used? Will consumers hurt their future by making wrong money decisions? Can lifelong financial security be achieved? How can decisions be made on where to invest and how to save for retirement?

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