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This year's National Financial Capabilities Month, celebrated in April 2024, seemed to carry extra weight as consumers and businesses around the country continue to navigate economic turbulence. Inflation, high interest rates, the resumption of student loan payments and a rising cost of living have caused many to become anxious about their financial situations. In fact, a recent CNBC survey found that 70% of adults in the U.S. said they were "very or somewhat stressed" about money.

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