"Financial education allows individuals and families to accumulate assets and achieve their financial goals. A positive spillover from that process is greater economic stability in our communities."
Charles L. Evans
President and CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of
"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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The Role of Government in Financial Literacy
Monday, April 4, 2011 · 8:30am to 11:00am Central · Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Visa are co-hosting the fifth annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit. The program features leading financial literacy experts who will address key issues related to the role of government in improving global financial literacy levels for people of all ages. The Summit will focus on how government and financial education leaders, in collaboration with providers, can work together to equip consumers with the tools needed to make wise financial decisions.
This event does not require registration.