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APLUS Selected Press Coverage



07/17/2015 Financial Literacy: Can It Be Taught? Should Colleges Even Try? Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle of Higher Education
07/31/2014 Graduates Struggle for Autonomy Center for Retirement Research at Boston College
07/24/2014 Young Adults Feel Financial Strain Chicago Tribune
06/23/2014 Why 50% Of College Graduates Need Help From Mom And Dad James Marshall Crotty, Forbes
05/10/2013 Ask The Experts: Financial Management Tips for 2013 Graduates. CardHub Ross Garner, CardHub
04/23-2013 5 credit lessons every parent should teach their daughters Sherly Nance-Nash,
02/21/2013 A Focus on Financial Literacy and College Persistence as it Accelerates in Academia. Inceptia Institute Jen Skidmore, Inceptia Institute
5/29/2012 Listening to parents key to financial responsibility. Shankar Vedantam, NPR Morning Edition
2012 Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Financial Service Industry Ny, NY: Portfolio/ Penguin
11/2/2012 Growing number of college grads fail to launch: Good Parenting on Good Morning Tucson Kgun 9 On Your Side, Tucson - Watch video
2/8/2012 Students struggle with loan debt after graduation KOLD, Tucson - Watch video
6/18/2011 A Blue Chip on His Shoulder: Investing Lessons From Dad
Karen Blumenthal, The Wall Street Journal
4/26/2011 Lack of Financial Savvy hinders youth in debt Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic
9/12/2010 Programs push fiscal responsibility in the young Brett Graff, The Miami Herald
5/4/2010 Study: Students pursuing risky strategies to cope financially
Eva Russo,Richmond Times-Dispatch
3/02/2010 Recession's Effect on College Students Mike McCann, Perspective Financial Services, LLC
2/27/2010 Personal Finance: Recession gives kids a tough lesson about money The Sacramento Bee
2/25/2010 Survey Finds That the Economic Recession Is Having a Major Negative Impact on African-American College Students The Journal of Blacks in Education
2/20/2010 Considering the last resort Virginian-Pilot
2/18/2010 Arizona Pathways to Life Success for University Students Oklahoma council on Economic Education
2/18/2010 Investor Education This Week The Investor's Clearinghouse from the Alliance for Investor Education
2/18/2010 Economic stress hits next generation hard Becky Hurley , Colorado Springs Business Journal
2/17/2010 Recession Impact Cripples Students’ Finances International Business Times
2/16/2010 Recession leads to risky credit behavior, decline in financial confidence among college students study says Steve Rosen, Kansas City Star
2/15/2010 A change in confidence Zach Hagadone,
2/08/2010 Recession Affected Students' Financial Attitudes and Behaviors, Study Finds Becky Supiano, Chronicle of Higher Education
2/08/2010 Recession Microeconomics Daniel Luzer, Washington Monthly
8/13/09 College students need to handle debt, credit cards wisely USA Today
7/30/09 Kids 'learn spending habits from parents'
7/27/09 Should your teen have a credit card? Wall Street Journal
7/24/09 Financial train wrecks: study finds parents may be young people’s top defense Jump$tart newsletter
7/15/09 APLUS: Cultivating positive financial attitudes and behaviors for healthy adulthood National Association for College Admission Counseling
7/8/09 Financial aid in the news National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
7/8/09 Study examines how students’ financial behavior is formed, and how it affects their future The Chronicle of Higher Education
6/19/09 How Dad affects your debt, financial decisions
5/8/09 Students take chances with finances. Gulp. Wall Street Journal
10/21/08 5% of UA freshmen obtained payday loan Arizona Republic
10/21/08 Proposition 200 is no reform to payday lending


APLUS Partner Institutions University of Arizona Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences University of Minnesota Department of Family Social Science University of Wisconsin School of Human Ecology

We thank the National Endowment For Financial Education for their continuing financial support of the APLUS project. Thank you to Great Lakes Education for your support of Wave 4 and to Citi Foundation for their past support.