The Foundation supports research to understand the financial capability of American households, financial fraud and consumer protection, and what works when it comes to financial education and protection. Explore the resulting reports and data sets using the filters below.
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Sep 22, 2021How do our beliefs and values influence whether or not we are victimized by fraud? Read the study.
Sep 22, 2021See and hear real scam stories captured in interviews for research with the BBB Institute.
May 12, 2021
This paper by a researcher from the University of Alabama won the Foundation's NFCS Research Award for using data from the 2018 NFCS to examine the role that financial education plays on the likelihood of having a will.
Mar 22, 2021The Relation of Loneliness and Cognition With Financial and Healthcare Decision Making in Older Persons
Researchers from the Foundation, Rush University, and Indiana University School of Medicine found that loneliness puts older adults with lower cognition at risk for poor financial and healthcare decision making.
Mar 10, 2021
The Foundation and USC’s Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) experimentally examined the effectiveness of short, online educational interventions in reducing susceptibility to fraud.
Mar 04, 2021
Researchers from AARP and the Foundation examined factors that contribute to repeated fraud victimization and scam susceptibility, resulting in a framework for prevention and intervention strategies.
Feb 16, 2021
Researchers from Farleigh Dickinson University and the Foundation examined U.S. adults financial resilience using the 2018 NFCS and found that adults fall into one of four distinct financial resilience groups.
Feb 02, 2021
NORC and Foundation researchers examine the characteristics, motivations, influences, behaviors, attitudes and perceptions of investors who entered the financial markets in 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oct 29, 2020
Using data from NFCS surveys administered to the American Life Panel, researchers from GWU and USC's Center for Economic and Social Research found financial literacy is a strong indicator of positive financial outcomes for the future.
Oct 13, 2020
Researchers from NORC at the University of Chicago and the Foundation examined racial and ethnic differences in investors' and non-investors' awareness and reactions surrounding the market volatility of early 2020.