International

Why Fiji Targets Mud Crab Fishers for Financial Literacy

August 9, 2017

Mud crabs are big business in Fiji. In the Bua province on the northern island of Vanua Levu, these small crabs provide year-round income for

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Nigeria Sees Financial Education as Key to Economic Gains

August 8, 2017

The Central Bank of Nigeria has been promoting financial literacy among young people, and in its latest effort is developing a curriculum to teach primary

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Official: Greater Financial Literacy Equals Job Security for Politicians

August 7, 2017

The plain-spoken, highly quotable former Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker once said of politicians: “We all know what to do; we just don’t know

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Financial Literacy Seen as Fix for Income Inequality in South Africa

August 2, 2017

 Financial literacy advocates took advantage of South Africa’s National Savings Month in July to urge business leaders there to get on board with financial education

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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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Why India is Ordering Banks to Teach Financial Literacy Step By Step

July 28, 2017

India is stepping up its financial literacy effort with a two-pronged program that calls for both education and inclusion. The nation’s central bank is steering

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Canadians (Like Many) Fool Themselves When It Comes To Money Know-How

July 13, 2017

Canadians are far less knowledgeable about money than they think, new research shows. Three quarters say they are financially literate. But nearly as many scored

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Not Trusting Putin and Pals, Russians Embrace Financial Literacy

June 28, 2017

Vladimir Putin and Russian oligarchs may be squirreling away billions of dollars. But ordinary citizens in that vast nation are feeling the squeeze from a

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