The articles examine an initiative that provides individual development accounts for young people aging out of foster care, innovations from Doorways to Dreams on prize-linked savings and mobile devices, a joint partnership between the United Way and a state agency that provides financial coaching and education throughout Delaware, lessons from the Philadelphia Fed’s Keys to Financial Success personal finance course, results of a research study on the influence of financial literacy on high-cost borrowing, and Clarifi’s new approach to “embed” services in health-care centers and add coaching and mentoring services.

In this issue:

  • Lessons from the Jim Casey Youth Opportunities Initiative - Keith L. Rolland
  • Message from the Community Affairs Officer - Theresa Y. Singleton
  • D2D Tests Innovations on Prize-Linked - Keith L. Rolland
  • Savings, Mobile Phone Applications, and Prepaid Cards for Financially Vulnerable Consumers
  • Delaware Financial Education Program Enlists State Agencies, Nonprofits, and Businesses - Keith L. Rolland
  • Lessons from the Keys to Financial Success Program - Andrew T. Hill
  • Spotlight on Research: The Influence of Financial Literacy on High-Cost Borrowing - Marvin M. Smith
  • Clarifi Offers Financial Services at Health Centers, Adds Coaching and Mentoring - Keith L. Rolland
  • Perspective on Foster Care Trends
  • Mapping Our Community: Foster Care Population in the United States - Keith Wardrip
  • Rhode Island Nonprofit Launches Financial Coaching to Increase Asset Matches - Keith L. Rolland