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Financial Literacy in the New Regulatory "Normal"

The July/August 2011 issue of University Business features an article from Mary Piccioli in which she describes several student financial literacy programs implemented by schools and the challenges they face under the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008.

Mary writes:

Best practices in financial literacy education can be found on many college campuses. There are likely some very good ideas percolating on your own campus. Yet, despite the increased focus on financial literacy, some institutions are backing away from recommending student loan lenders because of the regulatory burden imposed on institutions that maintain preferred lender lists. Here’s a look at decision making related to educating students on personal finances, specifically lending...

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