Gadgets & Apps

Mobile Banking Boosts Financial Inclusion and Global Economy

August 1, 2017

When people without access to modern financial tools get connected through their mobile phone, they end up saving more and paying their bills in a

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How the War on Cash is a Boon for Global Financial Literacy

July 19, 2017

The push to go cashless is getting a boost from credit card giant Visa, whose CEO Al Kelly recently proclaimed: “We’re focused on putting cash

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The Rise of ‘Ether’ Signals Change for Financial Education

June 20, 2017

If you don’t believe technology is changing everything about personal finance consider the meteoric rise of Ether, a virtual currency that is about to surpass

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How Financial Literacy Down Under Promises to Make Small Businesses Work Better

June 2, 2017

A new financial literacy tool  is changing how beef producers in Australia operate. The tool may serve as a global model for beef producers, experts

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How the Biggest Hack in History Changes the Nature of Financial Literacy

May 17, 2017

The ransomware virus that landed in 150 countries last week, and was called the biggest cyberattack in history, points up an aspect of financial literacy

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Cardless Cash Part of Changing Financial Literacy Landscape

March 28, 2017

Every time my husband withdraws cash from an ATM he first takes a moment to examine the machinery. Before he swipes his card, he wants

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Saving Through Apps isn’t Enough, and That is the Critical Money Lesson

February 20, 2017

Instinctively, I like smartphone apps that help people save and invest—especially for people who struggle with discipline around putting away money. Apps like Stash and

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What the King of Money Apps can Teach Financial Educators

January 25, 2017

Financial educators would do well to take their cues from Karl Ebert, also known as the King of Financial Apps. Ebert has created more than

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