Japan’s Leap of Faith with Financial Education

December 20, 2016

Japan is taking a flying leap of faith, betting on personal financial literacy to fix a problem that government could not despite spending trillions of

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Millions of College Students in U.S. Don’t Get the Global Economy

November 25, 2016

This is an updated version of an earlier post. The evidence keeps piling up: young people in the U.S. sorely lack financial skills and would

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A Global Snapshot of Financial Illiteracy

November 17, 2016

Financial literacy throughout the world is low, numerous reports have found. Few people can perform even basic financial calculations or understand simple investment concepts, according

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How to Make Banks Easier to Understand

November 2, 2016

Perhaps the battle for global financial literacy should begin, not in classrooms and places of work, but inside the walls of our largest financial institutions.

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How a Landmark Japanese Study Will Boost Financial Education

October 11, 2016

Individuals that receive some financial education in their lifetime exhibit vastly better financial practices—especially as it relates to prudent risk taking and long-term thinking, according

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How a Role Model Can Boost Financial Access and Ability

October 2, 2016

Financial know-how without access to banks and basic financial products is of limited value, and a new study out of Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda suggests individuals

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