Swimsuits Out, Financial Education Finds a Voice at Miss America 2.0

September 12, 2018

You may be forgiven if you missed Miss America 2.0 on Sunday. The pageant, er, competition—it has been rebranded—is a vastly improved version of the

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Making the Deadline: Flurry of Support for Financial Literacy

July 11, 2018

Financial literacy advocates are painfully aware that in dismantling the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau the Trump administration threatens to severely set back the effort to

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As the U.S. Zigs Tiny Azerbaijan Zags on Financial Education

June 27, 2018

While the Trump administration dismantles consumer protections in the U.S., the tiny middle eastern nation Azerbaijan is going the other direction. What do leaders of

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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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