International

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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New Online Game from Feed the Pig Targets Millennials Money Habits

July 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Tomorrow may sound like a soap opera, but it’s the moniker for a new digital game designed to help Millennials build their saving and

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This Pastor Preaches Financial Literacy–and His Flock Responds on Sunday

June 27, 2017

Financial literacy is a calling for DeForest Soaries, 65, a prominent pastor at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey. Pastor DeForest,

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