Popping the Promposal Question Costs Avg. $324 in 2015
A new nationwide survey released by Visa Inc. shows that American households plan on spending a whopping $324 on promposals. Promposals have become significantly more extravagant in recent years and now represent in excess of one third of the $919 total that the average prom-going teen will spend on the dance this year.
Visa Inc.'s Plan'it Prom App Helps Teens and Parents Stick to Prom Budget
Prom spending represents a major expense for American families with high school students. To combat out of control spending, Visa's free smartphone app helps parents and teenagers plan and budget every aspect of prom in order to support responsible spending.
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Sponsorship to Attend Jump$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
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