New Financial Capability Study to be Released
The 2012 National Financial Capability Study State-by-State report and dataset will be released on May 29th. Register for the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Newsletter to receive the latest news and updates.
Welcome to the Financial Capability Study
The Financial Capability Study presents groundbreaking state-by-state survey findings that underscore the need to ensure all Americans have access to the education, resources and tools they need to manage their money with confidence. The 2009 study aims to assess and establish a baseline measure of the financial capability of adults in the United States by exploring how individuals manage their resources and make financial decisions. The 2012 National Financial Capability Study State-by-State report and dataset will be released on May 29th. For news on the release of the updated study, register for the FINRA Investor Education Foundation Newsletter.
The FINRA Foundation's Military survey reveals that military families are more likely than civilians to incur credit card interest charges and fees.
Residents of Delaware are most likely to be living outside their means compared to others in the nation. Just over one-quarter report spending more than their annual household income.
More than one in three people in Montana have engaged in some form of non-bank borrowing, making them the most likely in the nation to do so.
The FINRA Foundation has identified which states' residents are most likely to compare offers from various credit cards. See who is taking this important step towards sound financial decision-making.
On average, American adults are able to answer only three of five fundamental financial literacy questions correctly.
The FINRA Investor Education Foundation and the American Library Association jointly award Smart investing@your library program grants to public libraries and library networks throughout the United States. Through the program, library patrons are empowered to make smart long-term and routine financial decisions.