Financial Capabilities

Saving Themselves: Why Young People Are Asking for Better Savings Services

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Friday, October 11, 2013

"Skepticism about young people’s savings is compounded by the fact that many of them are not (or shouldn’t be) working. So how could children and youth – especially from low-income families – possibly save money?"

Big Questions for the Youth Financial Inclusion Field: A Roundup From the 2013 YouthSave Annual Meeting

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Thursday, October 3, 2013

"But the 'meta-conversation' that developed [focused on what the data] tells us about...whether millions more youth...have the chance to build savings in the future."

 

Why Kenya Needs a Youth Financial Capability Policy

Corrinne Ngurukie, Save the Children
Friday, September 27, 2013

“The most effective way to influence positive financial behavior is when you put tools in the hands of young people – giving them the chance to own and operate an account.”

Tomorrow: Webinar on Business Case for Youth Savings

Monday, July 1, 2013

Register and participate in the upcoming "Exploring the Business Case for Youth Savings" webinar, hosted by CGAP on July 2nd, 2013.

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