WHAT WE DO:
Visa Inc. is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable digital currency. Visa believes the most important financial tool is not a product – it is knowledge. That is why for the past 20 years, Visa has been a private sector leader in developing innovative, free programs that help people learn the fundamentals of personal finance, including budgeting, saving, and the responsible and wise use of credit. Supporting financial literacy is good for our business and it’s the right thing to do.
WHAT WE OFFER:
The Visa flagship financial literacy initiative, Practical Money Skills for Life (www.practicalmoneyskills.com), is a free program to help parents, teachers, students and consumers of all ages learn the essentials of personal financial management. Launched in 1995, the program is now available in more than 30 countries. Program components include:
Money management information: From credit and debt to saving and life events like buying a house or a car, Practical Money Skills offers a wealth of information to help all ages understand financial concepts and decisions.
WHAT WE NEED:
Parents, teachers, students and consumers of all ages can use the free financial materials for an opportunity to achieve a better financial future.
For more information about Visa’s financial education program, visit www.practicalmoneyskills.com. Partners interested in easily utilizing and integrating Visa’s content into their own can visit the special web page www.practicalmoneyskills.com/orders. For general information about Visa, visit www.visa.com.
Head of U.S. Financial Education
Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy