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Accession Number PB2012-113984
Title Financial Literacy: Overlap of Programs Suggests There May Be Opportunities for Consolidation.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 60p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The federal government spent about $68 million on 15 of the 16 financial literacy programs that were comprehensive in scope or scale in fiscal year 2010; cost data were not available for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which was created that year. In addition, about $137 million in federal funding in four other major programs was directed to housing counseling, which can include elements of financial education. Since fiscal year 2010, at least four of these programs have been defunded and CFPB has received resources to fund its financial literacy activities.
Keywords Banking
Consumer protection
Financial management

Source Agency General Accounting Office
NTIS Subject Category 96F - Banking & Finance
96D - Consumer Affairs
Corporate Author Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1225
Contract Number N/A

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