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  • Many young adults lack financial literacy, economic stability, study finds

    Many young people lack financial literacy and money-management skills, indicating an urgent need for educational programs to help them enter adulthood better equipped to handle their financial affairs, University of Illinois graduate student Gaurav Sinha found in a new study. Social work professors Min Zhan and Kevin Tan co-wrote the paper, published recently in the journal Children and Youth Services Review.

    Many young people lack financial literacy and money-management skills, indicating an urgent need for educational programs to help them enter adulthood better equipped to handle their financial affairs, University of Illinois graduate student Gaurav Sinha found in a new study. Social work professors Min Zhan and Kevin Tan co-wrote the paper, published recently in the journal Children and Youth Services Review.

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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Gaurav Sinha, call 217-979-8739; email gsinha2@illinois.edu