Nigeria Sees Financial Education as Key to Economic Gains

August 8, 2017

The Central Bank of Nigeria has been promoting financial literacy among young people, and in its latest effort is developing a curriculum to teach primary

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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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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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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 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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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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Why Nearly All Workers Want Financial Education at the Office

July 17, 2017

Buried in a report from Schwab last year is the startling finding that almost all workers want financial education on the job. Some 85% would

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Moving Towards Financial Literacy in Wisconsin

July 14, 2017

While the Wisconsin State Assembly struggles with what is more important—financial literacy or gun safety—indications are that lawmakers are moving in the right direction. The

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