A Contest to Inspire Youth Savings? Smart Policy!

Jamie Zimmerman, New America Foundation
Tuesday, October 9, 2012

"Last week, the Treasury Department’s Ready.Save.Grow Campaign, an initiative focused on helping more people save with Treasury financial options, launched a contest called “Save Out Loud.” The competition asks students from kindergarten through high school to share their savings stories in order to win a live video conversation with US Treasurer Rosie Rios."

Financial Education as a Strategy to Promote Savings: New Lessons From ADOPEM

By Rani Deshpande & Alejandra Montes Saenz, Save the Children
Thursday, October 4, 2012

 

"The case of ADOPEM shows that separating financial education from account sales and service might be wasting a valuable opportunity."

Kathmandu - A Dramatic Setting for First PLP Training on Youth Financial Services

Jennifer Denomy, MEDA
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

"In a room where everyone had experience and ideas to share on youth financial services (YFS), the session provided an opportunity for in-depth discussion on common topics and set the stage for YouthSave’s third Learning and Exchange event."

Creating Future Opportunities for Youth by Understanding Their Needs Today

Jamie Zimmerman, New America Foundation
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

"With youth populations and their access to economic opportunities moving in increasingly divergent directions, we face a pressing question: what do youth need to envision, believe in, and put themselves on the path toward the best possible economic future?"

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