December 2003
Journal of Financial Planning;Dec2003, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p21
Academic Journal
The article presents financial-related statistics from the U.S. 80 percent of divorced men remarry, within three years. There are 21 states in 2002 that required personal-finance education in their state curriculum standards, versus 40 in year 2000. The average score on a student financial literacy test administered by JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is 50. 2 percent in 2002. The decline in value of 401(k) accounts from 2000 to 2002 is 10 percent. There are 22 financial services designations listed on the Web site of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc.


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