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June 2000
Journal of Financial Planning;Jun2000, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p28
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This article reveals the findings of a survey, conducted by the JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, about graduating high school students' perspectives of financial-related issues in the U.S. According to the research, 73 percent thought that savings bonds or savings accounts would provide higher growth than stocks over an 18-year period. Forty-six of the respondents have no idea that bank certificates of deposit are protected by the government. Moreover, 30 percent confused Social Security with company pensions.


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