Focus on FinEd: The Policy Convenings podcast

How Can We Better Align Financial Education to Support the Values and Contexts of Diverse Communities?

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This episode reflected on the importance of placing a diversity, equity and inclusion lens on financial education. Dr. Billy Hensley provides introductory and closing remarks, and host Raven Newberry interviews Anne Price, the policy convening’s moderator, on the need for the field to re-examine how financial markers, history and generating wealth are taught to ensure accuracy and foresightedness.  


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  • The benchmarks and language used or misused when teaching financial education.
  • The role parents, culture and community can – and should – play.
  • The false narrative of “one-size-fits-all” regarding financial education.
  • The concept of “mental models” and the relationship between assumptions and behaviors.


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