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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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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How Australia is Protecting its Lead as a Financial Literacy Pioneer

January 31, 2017

Australia ranks number one in its region and ninth in the world in financial literacy, according to the latest Standard & Poor’s Global Financial Literacy

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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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Financial Literacy in This Country? Don’t Act on a Hot Tip!

January 19, 2017

When Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently unveiled the National Financial Literacy Programme for investors—the first of its kind in the country—she pledged the government’s

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What Teacher Pushback Says About Financial Education in Canada

January 18, 2017

A tug of war over school-based financial education in Quebec, Canada highlights the problems many governments around the world encounter as they push to raise

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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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How South Africa is Addressing Individuals’ Good Debt, Bad Debt Problem

January 5, 2017

South Africans are among the world’s worst offenders when it comes to personal debt: Credit payments consume 75% of monthly income for half the population–and

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