The State of U.S. Financial Capability: The 2018 National Financial Capability Study

The State of U.S. Financial Capability: The 2018 National Financial Capability Study

Abstract

The FINRA Foundation’s National Financial Capability Study (NFCS) is designed to understand and measure a rich, connected set of perceptions, attitudes, experiences, and behaviors across a large, diverse sample in order to provide a comprehensive analysis.

Financial capability encompasses a combination of knowledge, resources, access, experience, and habits. In 2018, ARC Research and the FINRA Foundation conducted a fourth wave of the NFCS. As with previous waves, the 2018 NFCS has been updated to include new questions on timely, critical topics, while maintaining measures to track comparisons over time.

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Financial capability Financial education Financial literacy

Authors

Judy T. Lin

Christopher Bumcrot

Tippy Ulicny

Gary Mottola

Gerri Walsh

Robert Ganem

Christine Kieffer

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Date published

01/06/2019

Document Type

Research

Geographies

United States

Target

General

Pages

45

Source

FINRA

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