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SABEWDC16 is chaired by Mark Hamrick, Washington bureau chief and senior economic analyst for Bankrate.com. The conference is co-chaired by Cory Schouten, Knight-Bagehot Fellow at Columbia University and SABEW vice president.

Attire for SABEWDC16 is business casual for working sessions and business attire for receptions and awards dinner.

Refund Policy Reminder - SABEW will refund 100 percent of an attendee’s registration remittance if e-mail notice of cancellation is received at sabew@sabew.org by 5 p.m. EDT Thursday May 5, 2016. A 50 percent refund will be granted if notice is received at sabew@sabew.org by 5 p.m. EDT Thursday May 12, 2016. No refunds will be issued after 5 p.m. EDT May 16, 2016.
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Friday, May 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Mining Behavioral Research and Government Data to Tell Personal Finance Stories

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One in three Americans says the current quality of their financial life is worse than they expected. Consumers of personal-finance news are looking for timely and actionable finance tips and advice, and the landscape is rich with story ideas this election year. In this session, seasoned personal finance professionals share their best tips and strategies to keep stories fresh, to vet sources and to find the anecdotes, data and real people to make your stories more compelling.

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Janet Bodnar

Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Bodnar is a nationally recognized expert in the field of children's and family finances and financial literacy. She is the author of two books, Money Smart Women and Raising Money Smart Kids. Her "Money-Smart Kids" column appears regularly on Kiplinger.com. She is a regular contributor to WTOP, the major all-news radio station in Washington, D.C., and Fox Morning News in Washington. Bodnar is a graduate of St. Bonaventure... Read More →

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Ted Beck

President and CEO, National Endowment for Financial Education
Ted Beck is the President and CEO of the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE).  He is a former member of the President's Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, and currently serves on the FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion and the board of the national JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. Prior to his appointment at NEFE, Mr. Beck served as Associate Dean of Executive Education and Corporate Relations... Read More →
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Annamaria Lusardi

Denit Trust Chair of economics and accountancy, Academic director, George Washington University School of Business, Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC)
Annamaria Lusardi previously was the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she taught for twenty years. She has also taught at Princeton University, the University of Chicago Public Policy School, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School. In 2008 she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School. Moreover, she is the Academic Director of the Global Center for... Read More →
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Susan K. Weinstock

Director, Consumer Banking Project, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Susan K. Weinstock directs Pew’s consumer banking initiative, which advocates for policies that protect American consumers and their money. | | As the lead on Pew’s efforts to improve the safety and transparency of consumer banking products, Weinstock directs a team of researchers who identify current practices and consumer needs to inform policy solutions. | Previously, Weinstock was the financial reform campaign director at the... Read More →