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.
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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