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  • Repaying Loans, Relieving Student Stress
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Financial Literacy

    $1,407,200,000,000. That is the current total of student loan debt in this nation. Trillions of dollars are weighing down on over 70 percent of college students and graduates. Over 15 percent of those have either defaulted or have been delinquent in repaying their loans. Seven out of 10 college students admit that their personal finances cause stress or worry. Read more

  • Central Ohio’s Stivers and Beatty Named Co-Chairs of Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
    Posted in Press Releases on January 26, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Financial Literacy

    This week, U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers (OH-15) and U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03) were named co-chairs of the Congressional Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus for the 115th Congress. Read more

  • 15th District Update
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on May 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fixing Health Care, Financial Literacy, Agriculture

    District work periods are the time when I have the freedom to travel the 15th Congressional District to hear directly from my constituents on the issues that matter most to them. I believe this time is a good way for me to effectively understand and represent the interests of people I have been elected to serve. Here’s a brief update of what I have been doing lately around the 15th Congressional District. Read more

  • Financial Literacy Is a Lifelong Pursuit
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 29, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Services, Financial Literacy

    Do you consider yourself educated about managing finances? Read more

  • SIFMA Foundation to Participate in Financial Literacy Day on the Hill
    Posted in Articles on April 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Literacy

    Tomorrow, the SIFMA Foundation will participate in Financial Literacy Day on the Hill to showcase its efforts to provide financial education for young people of all backgrounds through innovative programs like the Capitol Hill Challenge, The Stock Market Game™, and InvestWrite®. The event will be held in conjunction with House Financial Literacy Caucus Co-Chairs Reps. Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX) and Steve Stivers (R-OH) at noon in the Cannon Caucus Room on Capitol Hill. Read more

  • Financial Literacy Month
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 22, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Literacy

    Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve Chairman once said, “The number one problem in today’s generation and economy is the lack of financial literacy.” This month is National Financial Literacy Month and as co-chair of the House Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus, this issue is especially important to me. Educating people, young and old, about making responsible financial decision is extremely important. Read more

  • Stivers Visits Lancaster High School
    Posted in Articles on May 13, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Literacy

    LANCASTER - The SIFMA Foundation's 11th annual Stock Market Game Capitol Hill Challenge is a 14-week challenge that organizes teams of junior and high school students by congressional district and state and teaches the importance of savings and investing while simultaneously promoting a better understanding of our government. Read more

  • Stivers makes his rounds in Hocking County
    Posted in Articles on April 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Financial Literacy

    LOGAN — Some Logan-Hocking Middle School students received a special government lesson on Thursday from Congressman Steve Stivers (R) representing the 15th District of Ohio. “We are happy to have him speaking to our students about the legislative process,” said Chad Grow, assistant principal at LHMS. Stivers divided the students into two groups representing the Senate and the House of Representatives. Through a game, he demonstrated and explained how a house bill becomes a law. The game was focu... Read more

  • VIEWPOINT: April is Financial Literacy Month
    Posted in Articles on April 25, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Cutting Wasteful Spending, Financial Literacy

    The month of April marks National Financial Literacy Month and serves as a good reminder that we are all responsible for our own fiscal future. Learning about IRAs and mutual funds, regularly contributing money to a savings account, or even implementing a retirement plan for the first time are just a few steps that can be taken in order to become more financially secure.{/span} These steps may mean the difference between retiring at a time of your choosing versus continuing to work well after yo... Read more

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