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"There are many barriers to financial inclusion — from gender, to age, to education and from income, to geography, to language. No matter where you’re from or what you do, you are more likely to be financially included if you are financially literate."

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Senior Director
of Financial Education
Visa Inc.

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Q. When is this event?
A. This event took place at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on April 4, 2011.

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Q. How much does this event cost?
A. This event is free.

Q. What if I cannot attend the webcast. Is there an option to view the event later?
A. Yes. The webcast will be available after the event as an always available on-demand video. Once you register, you will receive an email after the event with the link to view the webcast. You will only need a computer and speakers to watch the program.

Q. What is a webcast? Do I need to travel?
A. A webcast is a web seminar or conference that allows many participants from multiple locations to view the summit without traveling. Webcast participants need only a computer with Internet access.

Q. Can I attend the event in person?
A. The event is an in-person event open to attendees. However, this year’s Summit is already at capacity and no longer open for in-person registration.

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