Financial Literacy

Personal Financial Wellness Scale™ is now available in 7 languages

The PFW Scale™ is an eight item survey, which is a reliable measurement of perceived financial distress/financial well-being. It provides the user with a score, which has been scientifically determined to be a valid and reliable measure of one’s perceived personal financial wellness, as well as measure for employees learning progress during the financial literacy

Teach a Man to Fish

World hunger.

These two little words encompass one huge problem: people do not have enough to eat. And this problem kills. According to the World Food Program, hunger kills more people than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.

World hunger is a widely recognized problem and many intelligent and generous people are working toward a solution.

Logically and intuitively,

Disabilities and Personal Finance

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately one in every thirty-three children is born with a birth defect.  Birth defects are not the only cause of disabilities. Accidents can cause disabilities, as can military combat and severe forms of substance abuse. This is significant because it reflects the sad fact that disabilities

How could mobile financial services help people in poverty?

According to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, three out of four adults in the developing world don’t have access to banks or any other financial institutions. Moreover, only 10 percent of the 2.5 billion people who earn less than $2 a day have a bank account. What these figures tell us is that for

The Inexorable Logic of Financial Literacy

The future of humanity is irrevocably tied to empowered individuals capable of discharging their obligations and responsibilities. Literacy was a key enabler in our collective civilizational advance. In a similar vein, the evolving context is placing big financial burdens on individuals, demanding an enhanced level of financial ability.

Should we continue to trudge in a cloak of

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U.S. Schools Should Follow Utah’s Lead in Teaching Financial Literacy in the Classroom

How do college students behave financially and plan for the future? Are college students’ financial planning skills getting better over time?

Those are the questions that Money Matters on Campus has tried to answer.

Money Matters on Campus, a study conducted by EverFi and sponsored by Higher One, details the findings from a three-year survey of 43,000


Can Companies Solve Workers’ Money Problems?

Financial-wellness plans aim to help employees cut their debt, invest for retirement.

By Rachel Feintzeig , Wall Street Journal

Companies are expanding their wellness programs to focus on workers’ wallets in addition to their waistlines.

Meredith Corp., Staples Inc. and PepsiCo Inc., among others, have begun offering programs aimed at improving employees’ financial security.

Modeled after physical-wellness programs


The Gift of Literacy

The holiday season is the perfect time to be thankful for all the good in our lives. For those living in the United States or other wealthy countries, most of the necessities of life are accessible to us and even many of our wants are satisfied. Some opportunities are so available that we take them

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