Money management may be different concepts from Vancouver to Venice, but individuals in every market are hungry for the knowledge that will help them become smarter consumers. With our financial education programs, we are trying to reach everyone that needs us - to create better educated consumers all over the world.
Before we deploy any financial education program, we take a good look at the culture of individuals we are trying to reach in that particular market. We know from experience that a program must fit seamlessly within that individual country to be useful to the consumers.
As a result, each of our programs is easy-to-find and easy-to-use, allowing us to reach those that need us most. Our programs offer information tailored to consumers in several markets around the world, and are delivered in the most culturally sensitive ways.
We are committed to financial education around the world — that's why we've created a range of financial education programs tailored to consumers in several global markets.
Australia, New Zealand
The MasterCard Budget Basics website and its related brochures educate consumers and students on smart budgeting practices.
Czech Republic, Sweden, Turkey, Belgium, and Hungary
For over a decade, MasterCard has worked with Junior Achievement - Young Enterprise to deliver a financial skills curriculum to students and has contributed over $1 million for the development and implementation of programs for young people throughout the world.
MasterCard developed Peace of Mind educational materials that teach consumers how to protect themselves from fraud in several, easy-to-follow tips.
Together with the Indian Banks Association and India Cards Council, the Money 4 You web portal shares smart financial tips with young adults just entering the workforce.
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MasterCard Worldwide gave $1 million to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to support programs for students in across the U.S.
Parents can make back-to-school shopping less stressful — but planning ahead is critical.
To help consumers save well and spend wisely, MasterCard has created a site full of tools, resources, tips, links and more to help consumers keep their financial life pointed in the right direction.