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Joanne Yoong is a senior economist and Director of Research and Science at the Washington, D.C. office of the Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) at the University of Southern California.

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Articles

How Much do Americans Know About Social Security?

A growing body of research has shown that low levels of financial literacy are likely to adversely affect individuals’ ability to plan, save and invest successfully for the long-term.  (more…)

Financial Health may be as easy as 1.2.3

What happens when regular people need to navigate an increasingly complex financial landscape?

401(k) plans, 403(b) plans, mortgages, pay-day loans, auto-title loans, savings accounts, checking accounts, credit cards, and (more…)

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