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Voleo and Nasdaq to launch equity trading competition

Money coins piled up

Social investing platform Voleo has teamed up with Nasdaq to launch its Voleo Equity Trading Competition – with winning investors and investing teams getting $10,000 in real cash portfolios, reports David Penn at Finovate (Banking Technology‘s sister company). “The goals of the competition are to improve financial literacy, to break down the knowledge barrier, and […]

FDIC savings pilot helps US students and banks

Children money

Financial institutions, schools and non-profit organisations in the US can collaborate to successfully teach children about savings and other positive financial habits – knowledge they can use as a sound foundation as they grow older, according to results of a two-year pilot by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

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