Beyond Oil: Saudi Rulers Look to Financial Education to Broaden Their Economy

May 16, 2018

As Saudi Arabia embarks on ambitious plans to modernize its economy, financial education has emerged as a top priority. Last week, the Saudi Council of

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CFPB’s Mulvaney Asks: What’s in a Name? Maybe Everything

April 25, 2018

Channeling his inner Shakespeare, Mick Mulvaney, the acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is asking the media to refer to the organization by

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3 Ways to Boost a Young Person’s Financial Understanding

April 11, 2018

As educators and policymakers consider how best to provide students with meaningful instruction in personal finance, one emerging model is to start with basic financial

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Key Financial Literacy Resources for Teachers and Parents

April 4, 2018

With financial literacy month in full swing again in the U.S., look for a flurry of coverage from mainstream media. That’s a good thing. Financial

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Beyond Real Estate: China’s Push For Financial Literacy

March 28, 2018

After decades of reform and opening up its economy, China is launching a consumer financial literacy push. The hope is that an increasing number of

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This Rapper Cleaned Up His Rhymes To Teach Kids About Bank Accounts

March 21, 2018

Financial literacy is an increasingly popular cause among young celebrities. That doesn’t mean it gets the attention it deserves. But the arrow is pointing the

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How Digital Wallets Will Bring 1.3 Billion People into the Financial Mainstream

January 17, 2018

Digital wallets hold great promise for societies trying to bring underserved populations into the financial mainstream. Nowhere is the potential greater than in India, home

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How To ‘Save’ Thousands (and Other Black Friday Lessons)

November 15, 2017

We are about to bear witness once again to one of the reasons financial education is so important. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just

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