Financial Planning


Budgeting and financial planning can be difficult at any age. RAND research aims to help children, young adults, and seniors understand how to make better financial decisions and help policymakers and companies develop better financial decisionmaking tools and resources.

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    RAND Behavioral Finance Forum: Financial Security Over the Lifespan

    The RAND Behavioral Finance Forum conference, held in partnership with AARP, was presented virtually in 2020. Leaders from academia, government, regulatory agencies, and industry were invited to share the latest research and exchange ideas on how to leverage behavioral principles to promote financial well-being, broadly conceived.

    Feb 2, 2021

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    Protecting the Elderly from Financial Exploitation

    Older adults are more vulnerable to scams and more likely to have money and assets than their younger counterparts of the same race/ethnicity. Policy solutions that provide protection against financial fraud could help older adults to live more financially stable lives.

    Oct 14, 2021

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