About the Conference

This one-day conference on financial well-being in the United States will bring together researchers, practitioners, and policy-makers to discuss research on financial well-being. The Conference will feature the 10 research papers commissioned through a competitive award process and several invited presentations by special guests.

This is a unique opportunity to engage with the latest research on financial well-being, discuss implications of this research for the field of financial education, and shape the dialogue and direction of future research and practical applications.

Funded by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulates the offering and provision of consumer financial products and services under the Federal consumer financial laws, and educates and empowers consumers to make better informed financial decisions. Learn more at consumerfinance.gov

Organized by Abt Associates and Prosperity Now

Abt Associates

Abt Associates is an engine for social impact, harnessing the power of data and grounded insight to move people from vulnerability to security. As a global research, evaluation, and technical assistance firm, we think boldly, crossing disciplines, methods, and geographies to deliver solution in the areas of social and environmental policy, health, and international development. Abt currently provides research support services for the CFPB’s Financial Well-Being research.  Learn more about Abt at abtassociates.com.

Prosperity Now

Prosperity Now (formerly CFED) believes that everyone deserves a chance to prosper. Since 1979, we have helped make it possible for millions of people, especially people of color and those of limited incomes, to achieve financial security, stability and, ultimately, prosperity. We offer a unique combination of scalable practical solutions, in-depth research and proven policy solutions, all aimed at building wealth for those who need it most. Learn more about Prosperity Now at prosperitynow.org.