The Ladder

A Blog from New America's Asset Building Program

New Podcast: Barriers to Financial Capability and Education for Youth

Published:  August 26, 2011

Financial capability is a term increasingly used by many development practitioners, policy makers, and researchers concerned with youth development and their future financial wellbeing. However, there are varying perspectives on how to define, design, and deliver effective financial capability interventions across the youth-inclusive financial services field. This podcast features key insights that our expert advisory board members shared during YouthSave's first multi-stakeholder meeting in Bogotá, Colombia, when asked about the barriers to financial capability and financial education for low-income youth.

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