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Financial Education is essential.
Individuals at every stage of life have the right to knowledge and tools that can lead to making better decisions about money.

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The UChicago Financial Education Initiative seeks to empower all individuals to navigate the financial system with confidence, make informed and reasoned financial decisions throughout their lives, and realize long-term financial well-being.

The Challenge

Individuals at every stage of life don't have access to financial education that can lead them to financial well-being.

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80% never given opportunity to learn about personal finance
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Girls 33% of American adults feel that their level of financial knowledge keeps them from making financial progress

The Opportunity

By researching, uncovering, translating, and delivering a comprehensive approach to financial education we ensure that a lack of financial education is no longer a barrier.