Just as there are no one-size-fits-all educational solutions, there are not any magic bullets to attaining financial security. Consumers of all financial backgrounds are heartened to learn the several small and deliberate steps they can take to securing their financial futures.
Whether online, peer-to-peer or through a trusted partner, our financial education programs teach a long-term approach to personal finance, promising solid and secure results. We walk consumers through the small, immediately actionable steps they can take to get themselves on the path to financial security.
In turn, we have found our target audiences – young people, the un-banked and under-banked – are immediately galvanized by our programs' empowering message. Anyone of any background or income level can secure their financial future, one step at a time.
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.
Since college students are more likely to be influenced by their peers, MasterCard's responsible spending program for college students focuses on peer-to-peer communication to teach the fundamentals of good credit habits, campus-wide.
MasterCard, our creditors and issuers, are working in partnership to make a difference in the lives of consumers struggling with their finances. As a key player in the Credit Counseling sector, MasterCard is central to the facilitation of Debt Management Proposals (DMPs) and payments.
MasterCard developed Peace of Mind educational materials that teach consumers how to protect themselves from fraud in several, easy-to-follow tips.
The Prepaid Consumer Education Campaign works to help consumers understand the power and convenience of prepaid debit products and how these products help consumers with budgeting, financial basics, and overall financial inclusion.
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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.