If you’re an NPR listener you may have heard Kai Ryssdal on Marketplace talking about Americans’ financial anxiety. Marketplace has been conducting a periodic survey of Americans for the last year to gauge their level of financial anxiety. They’ve also related their findings to how people feel about the election. In NPR fashion, they invite their audience to […]
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Initial findings from the 2016 Artemis Motivations Assessment Program™ (MAP) include the following on Americans’ health and financial wellbeing: Confidence about health far exceeds financial confidence Health and finance decisions both produce anxiety Most people strive for good health and financial wellbeing throughout their adult lives, the pair acting as two of life’s greatest motivators. […]
This is a continuation of notes from the Federal Reserve’s 2015 Economic Mobility conference, a gathering that brings together thinkers from around the country who are focused on understanding the forces impacting the economic health of Americans. This conference was built strongly around an assessment of how the American Dream concept has been challenged, and […]
This article on communications campaigns was originally written for frank talk, a blog run by University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications. Read the original post here. When your goal is to change the way that people think and behave, it’s important to really understand what motivates them. What separates run-of-the-mill communications campaigns from […]
The Federal Reserve Bank conducts a bi-annual community development conference. At this year’s event, it was noted that America is dividing increasingly into two broad population groups: “Thrivers” and “Strugglers”.
What women value about money and how they make financial decisions is both similar to and different from men. This is a brief explanation of the differences–and why they matter.