How One Country Plans to Eradicate Personal Finance Zombies

October 11, 2017

People here lose millions of dollars each year to fraud and irrational money choices. They have almost no emergency funds and are highly vulnerable to

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These States are Moving Forward on Financial Literacy in School

October 5, 2017

State authorities in Massachusetts often stumble when it comes to providing a framework for financial literacy learning. They did it again this summer: budget-minded Gov.

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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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The Good and the Bad: How Young Adults Can Become ‘Credit Visible’

August 3, 2017

In Karl Taro Greenfeld’s novel, The Subprimes, you are your credit score. A low score is a Scarlett letter of sorts that renders one virtually

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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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What Killed the myRA? Lack of Financial Education

July 31, 2017

The tragedy is not that the Trump administration will ditch the myRA retirement savings plan. It is that more people did not use it—a clear

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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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