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Cackley, Alicia Puente – US Government Accountability Office, 2021
The financial services industry is highly dependent on technology and more than one-fifth of industry employees have Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degrees. Women continue to be underrepresented in management positions in the financial services industry and in STEM degree programs. As a result, some financial services firms have…
Descriptors: Finance Occupations, Financial Services, STEM Education, Females
Cackley, Alicia Puente – US Government Accountability Office, 2019
The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act enabled lenders to offer a rehabilitation program to private student loan borrowers who have a reported default on their credit report. The lender may remove the reported default from credit reports if the borrower meets certain conditions. Congress included a provision in statute…
Descriptors: Student Loan Programs, Private Financial Support, Loan Default, Loan Repayment
Cackley, Alicia Puente – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
According to Census data, more than 12 million adults in the United States report they do not speak English well or at all. Proficiency in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding the English language appears to be linked to multiple dimensions of adult life in the United States, including financial literacy--the ability to make informed…
Descriptors: Limited English Speaking, Credit (Finance), Money Management, Knowledge Level
Cackley, Alicia Puente – US Government Accountability Office, 2010
Multiple federal programs provide homelessness assistance through programs targeted to those experiencing homelessness or through mainstream programs that broadly assist low-income populations. Programs' definitions of homelessness range from including primarily people in homeless shelters or on the street to also including those living with…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Federal Government, Public Agencies, Vocabulary