Why Fiji Targets Mud Crab Fishers for Financial Literacy

August 9, 2017

Mud crabs are big business in Fiji. In the Bua province on the northern island of Vanua Levu, these small crabs provide year-round income for

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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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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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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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Uganda’s Small-Country Blueprint for Raising Financial Literacy

April 21, 2017

The Bank of Uganda began taking financial literacy seriously four years ago—seizing on a 2011 study documenting individuals’ poor access to financial products. Today, the

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How India’s Financial Literacy Effort Set a Guinness World Record

March 2, 2017

When India launched its Jan-Dhan financial inclusion program two years ago, the goal was to get every citizen a bank account even though just 30%

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The Real Reason Kuala Lumpur is Pushing Financial Literacy

January 26, 2017

With its niche in Islamic finance, Malaysia seems bent on making Kuala Lumpur a global city and financial hub to rival its southern neighbor Singapore.

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Financial Literacy in This Country? Don’t Act on a Hot Tip!

January 19, 2017

When Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recently unveiled the National Financial Literacy Programme for investors—the first of its kind in the country—she pledged the government’s

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