International

How a Unified Approach is Improving Financial Literacy in India

June 23, 2017

Like many developing countries, India lags badly in financial literacy. Three quarters of adults in India do not understand basic money concepts—an especially brutal statistic

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Dissecting Chinese Students’ Superior Financial Literacy Understanding

June 13, 2017

The four parts of China included in the recent PISA report on teen financial literacy came up aces, again, in this important area of knowledge.

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This Tiny Nation Sees Financial Literacy as the Way Out of Poverty

June 8, 2017

Economic development in Sierra Leone has come a long way the past 15 years. Yet this tiny West African nation remains one of the poorest

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Adult Regret? No Financial Education When School Aged

June 5, 2017

Two in five consumers in the U.K. are still paying for financial miscues they made in the past, new research shows. Three in five wish

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Uganda’s Small-Country Blueprint for Raising Financial Literacy

April 21, 2017

The Bank of Uganda began taking financial literacy seriously four years ago—seizing on a 2011 study documenting individuals’ poor access to financial products. Today, the

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‘Spocking a Fiver’ and Other Financial Literacy Lessons

March 14, 2017

In Canada, folks have taken to a peculiar practice with their currency. They call it “Spocking their fivers.” Individuals have been doing it for years,

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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 Battle Reaches a Boil in Quebec

February 14, 2017

The fight over financial education in high school has reached a boil in Quebec, Canada, where a strong-minded education official is trying to ram through

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