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The Postrecession Financial Literacy of Americans Is Still Pitiful

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Now, researchers at the University of Arizona are trying to change this by conducting a multiyear study into the way young adults develop and gain financial knowledge. (The latest results will come out this June and will focus on the way twentysomethings navigate the tough job market and its effect on their finances.)

The financial know-how of most Americans stinks, roughly five years after the global financial recession officially ended. Read more »

A Credit Card Survival Guide for New Grads

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Building credit while hunting for a job, wrestling student loans and figuring out post-college life might seem like a tall order. But, just like the triumphant hat toss, it’s an important rite of passage for young adults.

“If you run the numbers, a good credit score will get you the best interest rate on loans you need in the future,” says Martin Dasko, founder of Read more »

2014 Spring Primary Election Results

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Congratulations Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!!

Congratulations to Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!! Great job on your accomplishment! Read more »

Moving up

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber promoted Juan Ciscomani to vice president of outreach. Read more »

Enactus: Building a Stronger Community Through Partnership

Members of a University of Arizona student club have been partnering with Tucson nonprofits, drawing on entrepreneurship skills and methods to revitalize and strengthen those organizations. Read more »

Arizona Universities Expand AZ Earn to Learn Need-Based Financial Aid Program

Katrina Verduzco hadn't thought much about going to college until a representative from the University of Arizona came to talk to her class at Flowing Wells High School. Read more »

Norton School Staffer Receives Ben's Bell

The recipient of this week’s Ben’s Bell is Julie Longstaff. She was nominated by Nancy Graham on behalf of the Council of Alumni and Friends of the John and Doris Norton School of Fam Read more »

The Must-Do List for Every UA Freshman

Good job TCAI for making it on the top 10 must-do list for every University of Arizona freshman.

Teaching and Students, Students and Student Life, the Wildcat Way! Read more »



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