2016 Financial Literacy Survey

These are just a few of the news stories inspired by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s March 2016 study on financial literacy.


NBC News

Americans Are Saving More, But Credit Card Debt Is Still a Problem

Americans are doing a little better job of adding to their personal savings, but more are running up credit card debt that they can’t pay off at the end of the month, according to the new 2016 Consumer Financial Literacy Survey. The survey of 1,600 adults was conducted by the Harris Poll for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) and Seattle-based BECU, the nation’s fourth largest credit union… Read more.

Source: NBC News | Herb Weisbaum | May 2, 2016


Black Enterprise

[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

A new study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the National Foundation For Credit Counseling (NFCC), and the Boeing Employees’ Credit Union (BECU) finds that Americans are increasing their non-retirement savings, but struggle with debt and long-term planning… Read more.

Source: Black Enterprise | Stacey Tisdale | April 25, 2016