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Encouraging Healthy Eating Among Children: It Turns Out We Just Have to Ask.

An RCT found that verbal prompts in the school lunch-line are an effective way to improve child food choice and consumption. Schools, teachers and cafeteria workers could adopt such strategies to improve children’s food choice and health.

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Using Gifts and Goals to Help Kids Make Healthy Food Choices

A study seeks ways to nudge kids and schools into healthier behaviors.

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Poverty and Decision-Making

A new paper explores which circumstances lead to bad financial decisions.

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How Americans manage their finances

The Center for Economic and Social Research at the University of Southern California is conducting research supported by the Society of Actuaries and the Social Security Administration on Americans’ financial decision-making. (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…)

Uninformed Decision Making: How Prepared are Americans to Navigate the ACA?

In an effort to reduce the uninsured population in the U.S., the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) introduced health insurance exchanges in October 2013. Since then, people without health insurance can go into these exchanges at open enrollment periods and directly purchase coverage, choosing from a menu of dozens (and sometimes hundreds) different plans. (more…)

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