A Financial Capability Hat Trick

November 3, 2017 11:30

Many initiatives to address the challenges of the underbanked or unbanked aim to either broaden access to financial services or provide education that encourages sensible use of already available financial services. Although there is no doubt these are important elements of financial capability, there is a third element—often overlooked, however—that is also essential to improving …
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I find it kind of funny that I majored in English Literature but I’m exceedingly passionate about STEM. I loved math in school but growing up in a small farming/fishing community, there weren’t a lot of cryptologists or fraud detectives running through the fields or on the lobster boats. Without a role model, I couldn’t …
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New York – December 9, 2015 – The National Urban League has partnered with MasterCard to promote financial literacy in underserved communities, National Urban League President and CEO Marc H. Morial announced today. “Economic empowerment requires a thorough understanding of financial transactions,” Morial said. Noting that fewer than 50 percent of Black families own their …
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