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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How Financial Inclusion Via Technology is Boosting Global Prosperity

November 2, 2017

When underbanked people first get access to modern financial tools through their mobile phone they save more and pay bills in a timelier way, research

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What the Aflac Duck Shows Us About Artificial Intelligence in Your Money Life

November 2, 2017

DALLAS—The lovable Aflac duck went interactive this week and will now answer questions 24-7 about personal insurance needs. Of course, the duck doesn’t really know

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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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