Sponsorship to Attend Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference
Practical Money Skills will sponsor six educators to attend the Jump$tart Coalition National Educator Conference at the Gaylord Resort in National Harbor, MD on November 6-8, 2015. The conference provides pre-K to 12th-grade classroom teachers dedicated to personal finance education with new resources, personal and professional development, support and networking opportunities. Apply Now
Speakers Announced for 2015 Financial Literacy Summit
Visa is pleased to announce our lineup of speakers at the ninth annual Financial Literacy Summit co-hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on April 15 in Chicago. This year's event features heads of central banks, ministers of finance, financial literacy leaders and mobile technology experts. There is still time to register to attend the event in person in Chicago or to view the live webcast online. Register now. View speakers.
Visa Provides Financial Literacy Resources to Olympic Athletes
Visa's financial literacy resources are featured in the U.S. Olympic Committee's Athlete Career and Education Program portal, which launched in March to help athletes prepare for life after sports. Visa's Practical Money Skills for Life resources are available to current and retired U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and national team athletes encouraging them to stay financially fit. Read more
Detroit Lions Broyles, Treasurer Miller and Jump$tart Roll Out Financial Football Statewide
Sooner great and wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, Ryan Broyles joins Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller, Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition and Visa Inc. to roll out Financial Football, a free educational game and classroom curriculum developed by the NFL and Visa Inc. The game will be distributed by the Treasurer's office to every public middle and high school in Oklahoma. Read more. View Video.
Tooth Fairy Tightens Purse Strings: Down 8% from 2013
The going rate for a tooth in America is $3.40 — an 8% drop from the 2013 average ($3.70) after three years of consecutive growth — according to a new nationwide survey conducted by Visa Inc. in the previous year. In honor of National Tooth Fairy Day on February 28, Visa launched the free smartphone app Tooth Fairy Calculator available for iOS phones and iPads. Parents can use the app to determine the amount to leave under their kids' pillows. Read more. Download app.
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