El Ahorro es Importante - Saving is Important

Alejandra Montes, Save the Children
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

"One of the most exciting 2013 Global Money Week activities in Colombia was the launch of the first national savings video contest, entitled 'El Ahorro es Importante' (Saving is Important)."

"Understanding YouthSavers" Blog Series Post #3: Youth Savings Uptake: Nature or Nurture?

Lissa Johnson and Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Tuesday, November 5, 2013

"Youth do not open savings accounts because of a certain household income, or because of a particular gender or other demographic variable. Instead, we find that youth choose to open and save in savings accounts based on the opportunities provided to them."

"Understanding YouthSavers" Blog Series Post #2: If You Build It Who Will Come?

Lissa Johnson and Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

"Almost none of the young account holders have had any previous experience with banking, meaning that YouthSave is contributing to the goal of financial inclusion."

"Understanding YouthSavers" Blog Series Post #1: Taking the Bank to the Youth

Lissa Johnson and Katie Stalter, Center for Social Development
Thursday, October 24, 2013

"We often talk about the importance of providing financial education ...what has frequently been left out of the equation is the opportunity to actively use the knowledge and skills of young people safely and productively..."

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