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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While Congress Meddles Financial Educators Must Scramble

July 26, 2017

Yes, you can. No, you can’t. Well, we’ll just have to wait and see. Forgive the whipsaw. But individuals opening bank and credit card accounts

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Financial Literacy Boot Camps for Youngsters Take Flight

July 25, 2017

An idea I have long championed seems to be taking root: summer financial boot camp for youngsters. “Parents are looking at summer options that they

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Fed Up with Poor Financial Literacy Rankings, Arkansas Gets Serious

July 24, 2017

Arkansas rates poorly in at least two separate financial literacy assessments. But State Treasurer Dennis Milligan is determined to change that. The state sits in

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Why Longer Lifetimes Must Be a Focal Point of Financial Education

July 21, 2017

BERKELEY, CA—Longevity is going to be expensive. As humans around the word live longer, they will want to spend freely to be healthy and pursue

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New Online Game from Feed the Pig Targets Millennials Money Habits

July 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Tomorrow may sound like a soap opera, but it’s the moniker for a new digital game designed to help Millennials build their saving and

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