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$martWorkplace Roundtable Energizes Community Leaders

We all need better ways to connect with and understand financial information; luckily, big change is underway. The Mercadien Foundation held a roundtable discussion on Monday, Feb. 1 to bring together businesses, nonprofits, and community organizers to tackle workplace issues related to financial capability and education. From the discussion, the Mercadien Foundation will launch the…

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Mercadien Foundation’s $martWorkplace Roundtable Energizes Community Leaders

We all need better ways to connect with and understand financial information; luckily, big change is underway. The Mercadien Foundation sponsored a roundtable discussion at its office in early February 2016, bringing together several business, nonprofit and community leaders to tackle workplace issues related to financial capability and education. From the discussion, the Mercadien Foundation…

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NJ.com Features Mercadien Foundation Article on Financially Literate Employees

Everyone knows that sex, religion and politics are out of bounds for discussion in polite company, right? Now is a good time to recognize another taboo topic that should be talked about: money. In 2003, the National Endowment for Financial Education introduced Youth Financial Literacy Day and, in 2004, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution 316,…

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April is Financial Literacy Month

Everyone knows that sex, religion and politics are out of bounds for discussion in polite company, right?  Now is a good time to recognize another taboo topic that should be talked about – money. In 2003, the National Endowment for Financial Education introduced Youth Financial Literacy Day, and, in 2004, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution…

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Financial Literacy Extended With Mercadien Foundation’s $martWorkplace Initiative

Everyone knows that sex, religion and politics are out of bounds for discussion in polite company, right?  Now is a good time to recognize another taboo topic that should be talked about – money. In 2003, the National Endowment for Financial Education introduced Youth Financial Literacy Day, and, in 2004, the U.S. Senate passed Resolution…

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$tressed Out in the Workplace

Most people understand that there are only so many hours in the week but are surprised that surveys show 20 hours of productivity are lost per month for financially stressed employees. When the surveys were first done in 1979, 10% of employees reported decreased productivity because of financial stress. Now, that number exceeds 25%. A…

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