Personal Finance Education

More than ever, today's consumer needs help to secure their financial future.

Our business has positioned MasterCard at the center of commerce – and we accept the responsibility that comes with this position in the global marketplace. At MasterCard, we take responsibility for creating new opportunities for people to thoughtfully and knowledgeably participate in the global economy.

We strongly believe that no one should be shut out of the global economy because of a lack of financial knowledge. Personal financal management is for anyone.

That's why we've created a range of tailored financial education programs in several markets around the world–from smart money management for young adults; to security for cardholders and their banks; to budget management for the unbanked and underbanked. Each of these programs is designed to be a catalyst for financial inclusion, and are delivered in an interactive, personal and engaging way—whether it's through an online portal, new mobile technology or hands-on in the community.

Our Culturally Sensitive Approach

With years of experience behind us, we already know: there is no one-size-fits-all solution to financial education.

Taking the Fear Out of Personal Finance

No one should have to live in fear of their finances.

Inspiring Action

A secure financial future begins with one positive step.

Featured Programs

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.

Are You Credit Wise

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 RPPS Credit Counseling

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.

Peace of Mind

MasterCard developed Peace of Mind educational materials that teach consumers how to protect themselves from fraud in several, easy-to-follow tips.

Prepaid Consumer Education Campaign

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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Success Story

Success Story

MasterCard Worldwide gave $1 million to the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) to support programs for students in across the U.S.

Expert Opinion

Expert Opinion

Parents can make back-to-school shopping less stressful — but planning ahead is critical.

Tools & Tips

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.



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