Building Women’s Financial Health at Older Ages: Insights on Financial Education from the U.S. and Asia

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The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Economic and Social Research and HelpAge USA conducted research on the implementation of a successful financial literacy program across Asia called the Citi-Tsao Foundation Financial Education Programme for Mature Women and the need and opportunity for financial education for older women in the US.

Using the lessons from international experience, our research involved in-depth interviews with 30 US stakeholders from a range of sectors, analyzing existing survey data on gender differences in financial literacy, and fielding a new nationally representative survey on the demand for financial education among US women aged 40–65.

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