Taking the Fear Out of
Personal Finance

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

Everyone should have access to the kind of financial education that opens doors. Unfortunately for many, especially young adults entering the workforce, the un-banked and under-banked – people who have not yet taken full advantage of the financial opportunities at their disposal – personal finance can be a daunting, concept.

Our financial education programs take the fear out of personal finance issues, Our programs are primarily focused on educating young adults, the un-banked and under-banked, to empower them to become intelligent consumers. Our programs make these consumers' lives easier, taking the guesswork out of credit, debt and saving issues.

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.

Budget Basics

Australia, New Zealand

The MasterCard Budget Basics website and its related brochures educate consumers and students on smart budgeting practices.

Junior Achievement — Young Enterprise

Czech Republic, Sweden, Turkey, Belgium, and Hungary

For over a decade, MasterCard has worked with Junior Achievement - Young Enterprise to deliver a financial skills curriculum to students and has contributed over $1 million for the development and implementation of programs for young people throughout the world.

Peace of Mind

United States

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

Money 4 You


Together with the Indian Banks Association and India Cards Council, the Money 4 You web portal shares smart financial tips with young adults just entering the workforce.

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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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