The Foundation supports research to understand the financial capability of American households, financial fraud and consumer protection, and what works when it comes to financial education and protection. Explore the resulting reports and data sets using the filters below.
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May 22, 2023
Researchers used NFCS data from 2012–2021 to examine the financial vulnerability of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) adults, in the aggregate and across different heritages within the AAPI population.
Apr 24, 2023
Researchers from NORC at the University of Chicago and the Foundation examined differences between investors entering the market in 2020 and new investors entering the market in 2021–2022, including those investing through the purchase of cryptocurrency.
Mar 27, 2023
In follow up to a 2020 study of new investors, researchers from the Foundation and NORC at the University of Chicago returned to those investors in 2022 to gain insights into their investing experiences, as well as changes in knowledge, goals, holdings, and more.
Feb 09, 2023
Using data from five waves of the NFCS, researchers from the Foundation and the University of Puerto Rico examined the trajectory of financial capability among Hispanic adults between 2009 and 2021.
Dec 15, 2022
The Foundation's 2021 NFCS Investor Survey found that a substantial proportion of investors joined the market relatively recently, revealing a new generation of younger and less experienced investors.
Nov 20, 2022
Using survey data, researchers examined the factors related to both responding to and losing money to four types of consumer fraud.
Nov 10, 2022
Using data from the 2021 NFCS, researchers examined differences in the financial outcomes of those who did and did not have someone in their household test positive for COVID-19.
Aug 04, 2022
This study examined data from the 2009 to 2021 waves of the NFCS to examine trends in financial literacy among U.S. adults.
Jul 26, 2022
Researchers from the Foundation and Rush University found that financial fragility may put older adults at higher risk for scams.
Jul 21, 2022
The Foundation and AARP collaborated with Heart+Mind Strategies on a study of victim blaming practices in the context of financial fraud, in an effort to demonstrate the detrimental impact and define strategies to transcend them.