The experience of earlier generations is no role model for retirement planning. Education is more likely to strengthen savers’ financial capabilities, but efforts need to be combined with tools of behavioral economics.
Will Detroit city have to sell its art collection to pay pensioners, banks and bondholders? A close look at the battle to solve America’s largest municipal bankruptcy ever
Only two days after his 103rd birthday, jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died in his home in New Orleans on July 19, 2014. PROJECT M spoke to the legendary trumpeter earlier this year.
Financial illiteracy is widespread and few people can legitimately claim “We don’t need no education,” but off-the-shelf approaches are no solution either.
Few people will walk past a dollar lying on the sidewalk, but when opportunities present themselves more subtly, we often ignore them at immense cost to ourselves.
Examine the effects of aging on societies around the world in this interactive graph.
Financial education programs can raise young people’s awareness of how to save for status symbols, such as trainers and smartphones. Adults, however, don’t learn as fast.
Apart from low levels of financial literacy, OECD’s PISA report shows a gender gap that occurs after leaving school.
On the occasion of World Population Day (July 11), age researcher Ursula Staudinger discusses her idea of a society of longer – and fewer – lives with PROJECT M.
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With 30 years as a fire fighter and first responder to accidents in the bush of southeast Australia, Malcolm Stepnell is a prime witness to both automobile innovation and human stupidity.