Full Committee Hearing

Improving Financial Literacy in the United States

Date:   Tuesday, May 23, 2006 Time:   10:00 AM

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The Committee will meet in OPEN SESSION to conduct a hearing on the current state of financial literacy in the United States and proposals for its imprtovement.


Witness Panel 1

  1. Honorable Daniel K. Akaka (D-HI)
    United States Senator

Witness Panel 2

  1. Honorable Ben S. Bernanke
    Chairman, Board of Governors
    Federal Reserve System
  2. Honorable Christopher Cox
    Securities and Exchange Commission

Witness Panel 3

  1. Mr. Stephen Brobeck
    Executive Director
    Consumer Federation of America
  2. Ms. Cindy Hounsell
    Executive Director
    Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement
  3. Ms. Sarah Teslik
    Executive Director
    Council of Institutional Investors