Inclusion

How India’s Financial Literacy Effort Set a Guinness World Record

March 2, 2017

When India launched its Jan-Dhan financial inclusion program two years ago, the goal was to get every citizen a bank account even though just 30%

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Financial Education: An Underused Saving Account for the Disabled

February 10, 2017

I have always been a saver. I was raised to think about money and my financial future, and today whenever I hover over a shining

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Why a Character Like ‘Credit Squirrel’ Works for Millennials’ Financial Education

February 9, 2017

Millennials generally post dismal financial literacy scores. Yet the stakes are especially high for this generation, having come of age without the security of a

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Lifting the Vast Population of Unbanked in Memphis

February 7, 2017

One out of four people in Memphis, TN, lives in poverty and some 90,000 are underbanked, meaning they have little or no access to modern

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How Trump’s Travel Ban Ripples Through Global Financial Literacy Movement

February 1, 2017

President Donald Trump’s travel ban on certain Muslims is sending chills through the global education world, not least among those that promote financial education. At

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The Real Reason Kuala Lumpur is Pushing Financial Literacy

January 26, 2017

With its niche in Islamic finance, Malaysia seems bent on making Kuala Lumpur a global city and financial hub to rival its southern neighbor Singapore.

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Filipinos See Financial Education as Best Response to Brexit, Trump Votes

January 11, 2017

Prosperity and financial literacy go-hand-in-hand, according to Philippines officials at a recent summit focused on building the domestic economy. They view financial education as instrumental

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‘Confusion Exclusion’–or Rational Choice? Why Some of the Unbanked Stay That Way

January 6, 2017

Some 2 billion people around the world are financially excluded–and presumed to be in need of financial education because they do not use formal financial

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