"Policy Innovations in Youth Financial Services" Blog Series Post #1: Banking on Youth, Finance and Policy

Tanaya Kilara, CGAP
Monday, June 10, 2013

"What might an energetic but disaffected youth, a hard-nosed banker, and a policy maker going from ministerial meetings to G20 gatherings have in common?  As it turns out—quite a lot."

Launch of the "Policy Innovations in Youth Financial Services" Blog Series

Thursday, June 6, 2013

"There is an inherent policy case for youth savings: asset accumulation and positive financial behaviors among youth will have spill over effects that could lead to great social and economic development, at both the micro and macro levels. However, policy interventions or regulations to spur youth savings are rare."

Colombia Wins Global Money Week Award

Alejandra Montes and Dasha Kosmynina, Save the Children
Thursday, May 16, 2013

"Colombia received an award for Global Money Week 2013, a week long set of activities in which 'children and youth from across the world learn about saving, banking, giving back to the community and sparking their entrepreneurial spirit,' organized by the CYFI movement."

"Measure Twice, Cut Once" Blog Series Post #3: A Simple Solution For Complex Needs: How BoK Used Pilot Findings to Focus On What Really Matters

Rani Deshpande, Save the Children
Tuesday, April 30, 2013

"The market research behind BoK’s “CYBY” youth savings product revealed some seemingly contradictory findings."

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