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Women and Sustainable Investing: Driving Assets and Benefitting From a Gender-Lens Approach

84 percent of women expressed interest in sustainable investing
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by Lisa Woll, CEO of US SIF and US SIF Foundation

Women are Increasingly Driving Asset Growth

T. Rowe Price: Sandwich Generation Strain Negatively Impacts Kids and Their Money Habits

Parents who care for both their kids and an aging family member are more reluctant to discuss money with their kids and miss opportunities to talk to them about it
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T. Rowe Price’s 2019 Parents, Kids & Money Survey, which sampled 1,005 parents of 8 to 14 year olds and their kids, found that stress among parents who are caring for both their kids and aging family members, commonly known as the sandwich generation, is negatively impacting their money habits and their kids’ money habits. 

Why Financial Literacy Matters

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Financial literacy is a key pillar for financial inclusion, and a critical success factor to achieve at least nine of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). For instance, eliminating poverty and achieving gender equality is simply not possible when two thirds of adults worldwide remain financially illiterate and women continue to trail men in financial decision making.

The Republic of Tea is Transforming Teatime Into a Positive Force for Good

Empowering Women through Whole Planet Foundation
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Since 2012, The Republic of Tea has donated $148,737 to Whole Planet Foundation to fund 2,093 microloans around the globe. This year, they launched their own program to amplify this work. Working with the international nonprofit, the Ethical Tea Partnership, and a local nonprofit, the PALM Foundation, The Republic of Tea has crafted a program in Sri Lanka focused on nutrition, hygiene, and financial literacy, with the goal of elevating thousands of women and their families.

Discover Expands Pathway to Financial Success in Schools Program with Discovery Education Offering Financial Education Curriculum to Middle School Students Across the Country

Discover Survey Suggests Financial Education Courses Are Helping Americans Become More Confident with their Finances
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RIVERWOODS, Ill., November 1, 2018 / 3BL Media/ – Fifty-nine percent of Americans ages 18-26 who have taken a financial education course believe the lessons will save them more than $10,000 over the course of their lifetimes, according to a new survey from Discover.

T. Rowe Price: Parents Are Less Stressed About College Costs and Getting Wiser About Covering Them

Tenth annual Parents, Kids & Money Survey found that fewer parents report losing sleep over college costs and are less willing to take on student debt
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High School Students Use Star Banks Adventure® App to “Game Their Way to Success”

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“Dear Ms. Christoff,” the email began, “My name is Olivia Perini, and I am a 9th grade student at Harrison High School in New York. For our high school DECA club project, my two partners and I were assigned the task of coming up with a financial literacy promotion. We chose to use the T. Rowe Price Star Banks Adventure app to promote financial literacy in the school.”

Financial Habits that New Grads Should Adopt

You’ve earned the diploma, said good-bye to teachers and friends and are about to enter the workforce full-time. Getting that first paycheck marks the perfect time to adopt healthy financial habits that will benefit you for the rest of your life.
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By Rich Ramassini

Congratulations! You just graduated and are about to embark on an exciting rite of passage: starting your career.

It can be empowering, scary and thrilling all at the same time. You are taking an important step toward financial independence.

However, as they say, with great power comes great responsibility. You will be taking home a regular paycheck and will face many choices when it comes to spending that hard-earned money.

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