International

Worker Rights: A New Wrinkle in Financial Education

September 5, 2018

Canadians have been upping their financial literacy game for years, adopting or moving towards standardized mandatory programs in the provinces. Now, as they work toward a

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Critics Winning? Student Loan Protections, Financial Education Benefits Take a Hit

August 30, 2018

Two decades into the modern financial literacy movement, a growing list of nations including the likes of  Russia, Saudi Arabia, and tiny Azerbaijan are joining Australia,

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Consumerism Reaches Russia and Leaders Respond with a Financial Literacy Push

July 26, 2018

MOSCOW—Directly across Red Square in the shadow of the Kremlin and St. Basil’s Cathedral sits the Gum mall, a large shopping mecca boasting brands from

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As the U.S. Zigs Tiny Azerbaijan Zags on Financial Education

June 27, 2018

While the Trump administration dismantles consumer protections in the U.S., the tiny middle eastern nation Azerbaijan is going the other direction. What do leaders of

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How One Country Plans to Eradicate Personal Finance Zombies

October 11, 2017

People here lose millions of dollars each year to fraud and irrational money choices. They have almost no emergency funds and are highly vulnerable to

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After Going All-In on Financial Education, Japan has Lift Off

August 30, 2017

It would be foolish to believe that Japan’s bet on financial education is paying off so quickly. Yet here we are: less than a year

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Financial Literacy Boot Camps for Youngsters Take Flight

July 25, 2017

An idea I have long championed seems to be taking root: summer financial boot camp for youngsters. “Parents are looking at summer options that they

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Why Longer Lifetimes Must Be a Focal Point of Financial Education

July 21, 2017

BERKELEY, CA—Longevity is going to be expensive. As humans around the word live longer, they will want to spend freely to be healthy and pursue

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