A study of college students’ money management behaviors found that they lack financial knowledge and tend to over-estimate their knowledge of personal finance.
A third research study found statistically significant relationships between diet (eating habits), sleep, and physical activity, respectively, with an index of 10 financial management practices.
A fourth symposium workshop discussed differences between male and female finances. For example, the average monthly Social Security benefit for female retirees is 79% of what it is for male retirees.
Another session discussed research that found that indicators of financial knowledge and their application had a significant impact on financial well-being.
What can be learned from these AFCPE Symposium presentations?