How the War on Cash is a Boon for Global Financial Literacy

July 19, 2017

The push to go cashless is getting a boost from credit card giant Visa, whose CEO Al Kelly recently proclaimed: “We’re focused on putting cash

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This Pastor Preaches Financial Literacy–and His Flock Responds on Sunday

June 27, 2017

Financial literacy is a calling for DeForest Soaries, 65, a prominent pastor at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens in Somerset, New Jersey. Pastor DeForest,

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Gut Consumer Bureau? Financial Literacy May Get Caught in Crossfire

June 14, 2017

The financial literacy movement is too big to collapse. But a new Treasury Department report that takes aim at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could

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How Young Adults Can Become ‘Credit Visible’

June 9, 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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This Tiny Nation Sees Financial Literacy as the Way Out of Poverty

June 8, 2017

Economic development in Sierra Leone has come a long way the past 15 years. Yet this tiny West African nation remains one of the poorest

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Financial Literacy Seen as Key to Plugging $224 Trillion Pension Gap

May 31, 2017

Financial education is one of five keys to solving the global pension crisis, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum. The report

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What Malta is Showing the Rest of Europe About Financial Education

May 10, 2017

In Malta, the small island-nation south of Sicily, two new programs introduced during European Money Week provide the latest evidence that financial literacy is a

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Is the Financial Literacy Movement Racist?

May 5, 2017

Is financial education racist? In the decade since financial literacy became a focal point of my work, I have heard all manner of criticism. Financial

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