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Visa's Viewpoint

Visa recognizes the importance of not only providing high-quality personal finance materials to those who need it, but of also being a leader in advancing the cause of financial literacy in our schools, with financial institutions, NGOs and with policy makers. Through research, policy forums and advocacy, Visa is on the forefront of the movement to make sound money management a universal skill.


Financial Literacy Blog Posts

Quarterbacks Team Up To Tackle The Issue Of Financial Literacy – February 1, 2013

Global Financial Literacy Goals Met Early – December 17, 2012

Steeler Mike Wallace, State Treasurer Rob McCord Help Tackle Financial Literacy – October 19, 2012

Visa and Consumer Action Team Up for Training – October 3, 2012

A Political Football – September 6, 2012

The Tooth Fairy's Generosity – September 4, 2012

Real Educators, Real Feedback – August 14, 2012

Visa Talks Financial Planning with Journalists – August 8, 2012

Money Management Mahatmas Meet In Mumbai – June 13, 2012

Visa Launches Marvel Avengers Comic In Egypt – June 6, 2012

Giving Financial Literacy The Attention it Deserves – May 11, 2012

Sixth Annual Financial Literacy Summit In Chicago – Apr. 23, 2012

Teaching Kids With Comic Books – Mar. 6, 2012

A Uniquely Rwandan Financial Literacy Partnership – Dec. 5, 2011

The Next Frontier for Financial Education – Dec. 2, 2011

Fifteen Years of Financial Literacy Programs – Nov. 1, 2011

Learning from the Tooth Fairy – Aug 2, 2011

Reinventing the Wheel – May 16, 2011

Searching for the Holy Grail of Financial Literacy – April 4, 2011

A Few Thoughts on Financial Literacy – March 11, 2011

Learning Financial Literacy – January 25, 2011

Financial Literacy Inoculation – January 14, 2011

In Mexico, VISA, Mexican Bank Association and Interactive Museum of Economics (MIDE) Partner on New Financial Theratre Program – October 14, 2010

Financial Literacy is Bipartisan – October 8, 2010

Drew Brees: Financial Football MVP – September 13, 2010

Financial Literacy Op-Eds

America’s women face unique financial literacy needs
Fox News – May 17, 2013

Nation’s financial literacy plays crucial role in return to economic prosperity
The Hill Times – May 10, 2010

A New Global Economy Must Rely on Financial Inclusion
Special to Roll Call – Sept 23, 2009

Financial Illiteracy Remains Problem
Springfield News-Leader (Missouri) – January 5, 2009

Jason Alderman: We Must Teach Youngsters How to Handle Money
The State Journal-Register – December 3, 2008

Next Generation Must be More Financially Literate
Cincinnati.com – November 27, 2008

Combating California's Financial Literacy Crisis
Contra Costa Times – May 19, 2008

Solving America’s Financial Literacy Crisis
The Hill – June 7, 2007

Financial Literacy Updates and News

Visa Partners with China Foundation for Development of Financial Education – July 2013

Visa's Financial Literacy Program – May 2013

Prepared remarks of Richard Cordray at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago VISA Inc. Financial Literacy and Education Summit – Apr. 17, 2013

Visa-FT Financial Literacy Forum Series – December 2012
View Visa's Hope Ewing’s Financial Education Presentation
View Visa's Hope Ewing’s Presentation Transcript

Cordray Long Dedicated to Financial Literacy – January 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Honored by Jump$tart with 2010 Federal Leadership Award
Jump$tart – April 26, 2010

Commonwealth Club takes on Financial Literacy
Commonwealth Club – October 30, 2009


Financial Literacy Fact Sheet

A Decade of Financial Education
Visa believes the most important financial tool is not a product – it is knowledge. That is why for over a decade Visa has been developing financial literacy programs that teach individuals how to spend, save and budget responsibly. Supporting financial literacy is good for our business and the right thing to do. Read more.


Available Resources

Co-brand websites
Practical Money Skills website with your office branding and custom URL.

 

Co-brand printed material
Pamphlets, presentations, guides and student workbooks branded with your office’s imagery.

Embed tools, calculators and games
Easily embed these on your existing website with a single line of code.
Calculators or Games

 

Syndicated articles and content
Weekly financial literacy articles can be integrated into your publications, website and outreach programs.

Financial Football

Financial FootballVisa and States Team Up for Financial Literacy

Visa has partnered with 37 states to deliver Financial Football to middle schools and high schools and public libraries in its ongoing effort to promote financial literacy.

Financial Football is a fast-paced quiz game in which students answer money management questions to score touchdowns. The program also includes lesson plans that can be used prior to team-play in the classroom.

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Financial Literacy & Education Summit

2013
Remarks by Jason Alderman, Senior Director of Global Financial Education, Visa Inc. at the Financial Literacy & Education Summit on April 17, 2013

2012
Remarks by Oliver Jenkyn, Group Executive, North America, Visa Inc. at the Financial Literacy & Education Summit on April 23, 2012.

2011
Remarks by Byron H. Pollitt, Chief Financial Officer, Visa Inc. at the Financial Literacy & Education Summit on April 4, 2011.

2010
Remarks by Jennifer Kuperman, Global Head of Corporate Communications Visa Inc. at the Financial Literacy & Education Summit on April 19, 2010

2009
Remarks by Joe Carberry, Global Head of Public Affairs, Visa Inc. at the Financial Literacy & Education Summit on April 20, 2009



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