By Richard Culatta Imagine new tools to help students choose a college that is right for them and their family. Or imagine an easy-to-read virtual dashboard for parents to track the academic performance of their children. Or imagine a … Continued
By Neal S. Wolin and Todd Park
Data sets published by Federal agencies are increasingly being harnessed by private-sector innovators to empower consumers to take control of their financial lives. Recently, Treasury hosted a Finance Data Convening (webcast link) and Working Session to highlight the variety of features, apps, products, and services that use finance data released by Federal agencies. Senior officials from the White House, Treasury, the IRS, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the Department of Labor, the Social Security Administration, and the SEC joined over 50 private-sector leaders for a day devoted to data and innovation.