From the kitchen table to the political stage, the ever-increasing cost to attend college has become a hot topic of discussion. As costs have risen, students have taken on more and more student loan debt and other forms of financial liability to finance their education. Adding to the apprehension, many of these students face an uncertain job market after graduation, making it difficult to manage living expenses and student loan payments.
Remote regions of emerging countries are often left behind in the connected global economy. HP is committed to build and deploy 48 mobile, self-contained, Internet-enabled digital inclusion and learning labs to help bridge this gap in rural India.
The program supports the Indian government’s Digital India initiative and aims to reach 6,400 Indian villages and impact more than 15 million people over the next six years. Bringing digital learning and community resources to millions in rural India, HP World on Wheels is opening doors and changing lives.
After learning about the investment at a Wells Fargo Advisors' Family Finance Night, Jesse Swanagan, a single father in St. Louis, is using a 529 college savings account to ensure his son will escape poverty and achieve something he wasn’t able to: a college degree. (You-Tube video: 3 minutes)
A single father now has a financial plan to help his young son attend college — an accomplishment he was never able to achieve himself — thanks to the Focus on College program from United Way and Wells Fargo.
Jesse Swanagan didn’t know what to expect when he walked into his son’s charter school in St. Louis three years ago.
After all, his son Jesse III was just a kindergartener; college was the furthest thing from his mind.
The Fab Lab is based on Stanford University’s design thinking courses and blends engineering with art. Smith said the projects exemplify the positive and real impact student work has on the community. This winter the teens pitched ideas — from drive-through recycling centers to bottle cap pinball games — to representatives from Grand Teton and Subaru, which has partnered with the park on its zero-waste initiative. The ideas were then narrowed by a panel of judges.
New Classroom Mode helps teachers and parents build kids’ financial capabilities by focusing on key learning opportunities and tracking progress
May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has launched a Teacher Edition of the Star Banks Adventure game, a free app and online experience designed to teach kids financial concepts while having fun. The game was designed with a tile-matching concept to engage kids quickly and to reinforce the financial concepts embedded within the game.
Global campaign continues to advance work on promoting financial inclusion in Asia
NEW YORK, April 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation today proudly announces its third year as sponsor of Multipliers of Prosperity, an award winning custom content hub led by WSJ. Custom Studios that helps raise awareness about the challenges and opportunities in the realm of financial inclusion.