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Play Now Panel 1: What is Government’s Role in Improving
Financial Literacy?
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Improving Financial Literacy?
 
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The Role of Government in Financial Literacy

The program featured leading financial literacy experts who addressed key issues related to the role of government in improving global financial literacy levels for people of all ages. The Summit focused 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.

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Byron H. Pollitt
Chief Financial Officer
Visa Inc.
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What is Government’s Role in Improving Financial Literacy?

The panel took a global approach to examining the government’s role in improving financial literacy for people of all ages.

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Maria Bartiromo, Moderator
Anchor of CNBC’s "Closing Bell"
Host and Managing Editor of the nationally syndicated "Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo"
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John W. Rogers, Jr.
Chair of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and
Chief Investment Officer
, Ariel Investments
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Rosie Rios
Treasurer of the United States
United States Department of the Treasury
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Charles L. Evans
President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Ian H. Solomon
United States Executive Director
The World Bank
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What is Government’s Role in Improving Financial Literacy?

The panel, which featured members of President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, discussed the role of the United States government in improving financial literacy.

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Janet Bodnar, Moderator
Editor
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine
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Roland A. Arteaga
Council Member
President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
President and Chief Executive Officer
Defense Credit Union Council
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Ted Beck
Council Member
President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
President and Chief Executive Officer
The National Endowment for Financial Education
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Richard G. Ketchum
Council Member
President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
Council Member
President Obama’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability
President, Charles Schwab Foundation
Senior Vice President Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.
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Visa Viewpoints blog offers perspectives on digital currency and features financial literacy posts by Jason Alderman, Visa Inc.’s Senior Director of Financial Education. Visit the Visa Viewpoints financial literacy blog here.

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