When We Have ‘Chatbots’ Will We Still Need Financial Education?

January 10, 2017

The absence of financial education in schools around the globe has created a knowledge void that technology entrepreneurs hope to fill with artificial intelligence. Is

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What Janet Yellen Should Have Said About Financial Education

January 9, 2017

In her recent keynote before college graduates at the University of Baltimore, Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen noted, “Economists are not certain about many things.

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‘Confusion Exclusion’–or Rational Choice? Why Some of the Unbanked Stay That Way

January 6, 2017

Some 2 billion people around the world are financially excluded–and presumed to be in need of financial education because they do not use formal financial

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How South Africa is Addressing Individuals’ Good Debt, Bad Debt Problem

January 5, 2017

South Africans are among the world’s worst offenders when it comes to personal debt: Credit payments consume 75% of monthly income for half the population–and

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A Bold Effort to Empower the Disabled Through Financial Education

January 4, 2017

People with disabilities have unusual financial needs, and now a coalition of financial firms and nonprofits is trying to bring this community financial education programs

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Why I Wish Money 101 was a Required Class in College

January 2, 2017

My four years at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio taught me many things: How not to turn laundry pink, bagel bites are not dinner. I

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Will Ohio Backtrack on Financial Literacy Effort?

December 23, 2016

A bill in the Ohio legislature that holds great promise for the financial future of students in the state lies dormant for now, which means

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How to Help Others Avoid a Last-Minute Budget-Busting Holiday Splurge

December 21, 2016

With just a few days left before Christmas, many shoppers have finished buying gifts. But that only makes these last few days treacherous for budgets—a

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