Author: Jana Lynch

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Financial Literacy

Financial Infidelity and Financial Abuse: How They’re Linked

It’s not easy to leave an abusive relationship. Among other variables, there’s the issue of money. And since 99% of domestic violence cases involve financial abuse, that makes it even more difficult. Because without money, there’s no freedom or power.

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Financial Literacy

Elder Financial Exploitation and Abuse: More Than Scams

Financial exploitation is defined as the illegal or improper use of a vulnerable or elderly person’s property, funds, and assets. This can look like stealing property, forging signatures on checks, cashing checks without permission, or using money to control the individual in their care.

Financial Literacy

Financial Abuse: One Survivor’s Story

As part of our series on financial abuse, we’re sharing a story from someone who’s survived it. For her safety and privacy, we’re publishing it anonymously. Are you experiencing financial abuse?

Grants and Programs

Spring 2019 Grants Now Available!

It’s that time again! Time to submit your application to receive one of two Plutus Foundation grants! What is it? Twice per year, the Foundation makes available two $2,000 grants to members of the personal finance media providing community-based financial education and/or financial literacy programs. Past winners include Econ Beats,

Grants and Programs

Plutus Foundation 2018 Year In Review

You already know about our newest grant recipients, what we did at FinCon18 and our time at the Teenpreneur Conference. Why not find out what else our other grant and sponsorship recipients have been up to this year?

Grants and Programs

Creating and Supporting Financial Literacy Programs: A How-To Guide

If you’re interested in creating a financial literacy program, or helping an existing one, here are some key elements to consider. According to the 2018 Survey of the States, a biennial, comprehensive study of financial and economic education in United States’s K-12 schools conducted by the Council for Economic Education:

Blogging and Podcasting

The Plutus Foundation’s Guide to Marketing Your Blog

Editor’s Note: At the Plutus Foundation, part of our mission is to provide resources to the independent financial media (bloggers, podcasters, etc.). We want to provide as many resources as possible as accessibly as possible, so this is the first of a series of free guides to help media enhance

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