Focus on FinEd: The Policy Convenings podcast

Alternative Approaches to Financial Education Mandates and Their Effectiveness

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The theme of this specific convening focused on alternatives to state financial education mandates. Dr. Billy Hensley provides introductory remarks and host Raven Newberry interviews Heather Daly* (director of Economic Education, Federal Reserve Bank of New York), the policy convening’s moderator, and Mike Bobbitt (deputy commissioner, New York City Department of Youth and Community Development) who provides methods, reasoning and examples for what kind of alternate programs can resonate in a community.


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  • The type of organizations that can support financial education outside of schools.
  • The strategy of finding the moments when learners are most receptive.
  • Finding and building strong partnerships.
    Scaling community-based financial education initiatives. 


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Focus on  FinEd: The  Policy  Convenings is produced  by the National Endowment for Financial Education, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that is the independent, centralizing  voice providing leadership, research  and collaboration to advance financial education and financial well-being.  

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