Benjamin manages multi-faceted projects that include qualitative and quantitative research, in-person training, web-based training, technical assistance, and program design and implementation. He works to build financial capability by developing tools, resources, and programs for consumers and social service providers that help people navigate the financial marketplace.
Benjamin led the development of the nation’s most widely used financial education curricula. His technical assistance projects have reached more than 300 social services organizations, helping them to build the financial capability of the people they serve. Benjamin conducts research on programs in a variety of areas, such as financial capability, early education, postsecondary education, housing, and workforce development. Recent return on investment studies in these and other areas measure the benefits of programs compared to costs.
M.A., Economics, George Mason University
B.S., Psychology, College of William and Mary
B.A., Religion, College of William and Mary