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April 15, 2014 — KGWN TV
Financial Football comes to Wyoming
Denver Broncos quarterback Brock Osweiler took on Governor Matt Mead in a game of "Financial Football" on Monday. Osweiler coached Cheyenne East while Gov. Mead took charge of Central and South students. "Financial Football" is a free educational video game and classroom curriculum developed by Visa Inc.

April 15, 2014 — Wyoming Tribune Eagle
Financial touchdown:High school students in Cheyenne learned more about finances and football by playing "Financial Football"
Local high school students played an exciting game of football Monday with Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and Denver Broncos backup quarterback Brock Osweiler.

April 10, 2014 — TheStreet
Visa's Prom Spending Numbers Show Double Digit Decline
Prom spending has gone down for the first time since 2010, dropping more than 14 percent to $978 per family for 2014 from $1,139 in 2013. Visa's Head of U.S. Financial Education Nat Sillin noted people are starting to become more financially aware of the draining costs associated with prom and that's a good thing. Visa is also introducing the new, updated free smartphone app that helps parents and teenagers plan and budget every aspect of the prom.

April 10, 2014 — Parade
Going to Prom Costs How Much?! New Study Reveals Shocking Price Tag
According to a new study from Visa, prom will set parents and teens back a cool $978 this year.



News Archive

April 10, 2014 — Cosmopolitan
Prom is Slightly Less Outrageously Expensive Now

April 10, 2014 — Time
Holy Taffeta! The Prom Bubble Has Burst

April 9, 2014 — New York Post
Prom spending falls to $978 – first dip in 3 years

April 9, 2014 — LATimes.com
Prom spending falls, but West still spends the most

April 9, 2014 — USAtoday.com
Prom bubble bursts; survey says spending to fall 14%

April 9, 2014 — Reuters.com
Brutal U.S. Winter has chilling effect on prom spending plans

April 9, 2014 — Money.cnn.com
Has the prom spending bubble burst?

March 20, 2014 — Kiplinger.com
How Much Should the Tooth Fairy Give?

March 12, 2014 — CharlotteObserver.com
Carolina Panthers roll out financial literacy program at Mallard Creek High School

March 4, 2014 — The Pew
States Lag in Educating Students About Personal Finance

Feb 27, 2014 — Visa
Visa Inc. CEO Charles Scharf's Statement on Appointment to President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans

Feb 2, 2014 — The Guardian
Rep. Gregory Meeks: "Every high school should be teaching financial literacy"

Feb 2, 2014 — The Guardian
NFL Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks on money: 'Being rich is not being wealthy'

Jan 30, 2014 — Long Island Newsday
Drew Brees coaches Bethpage High students in 'Financial Football,' an educational video game

Jan 24, 2014 — Alabama.com
Heisman winner Mark Ingram Jr. helps Calera students score in financial education

Jan 21, 2014 — ABC 4 Utah News
Visa's New FIFA World Cup-themed Finanical Soccer

Jan 21, 2014 — Fox13 News Utah
Using Soccer to Teach Finances

Jan 21, 2014 — Deseret News
Soccer-themed game helps kids with financial goals

Dec 2, 2013 — CBS Philly
Money Lessons Get (Eagles') Team Approach At Upper Darby H.S.

Dec 2, 2013 — philly.com
Upper Darby students play a finance game with Eagle Brent Celek

Nov 5, 2013 — USA TODAY
YoungMoney: Lunching out adds up

Oct 4, 2013 — Credit Union Times
7 Credit Unions in the Game This Football Season

Sept 30, 2013 — Baltimore Sun
There's money in that brown bag

Sept 26, 2013 — MSN Money
What Americans spend on lunch

Sept 25, 2013 — Forbes
Lunchtime: Americans Spend Nearly $1K Annually Eating Out For Lunch

Sept 24, 2013 — WHYY
NFL pro plays Financial Football with Delaware students

Sept 24, 2013 — The News Journal
Computerized football game teaches Delaware students financial lessons

Sept 18, 2013 — Financial Times
Education: Gaming aims to take the fear out of finance

Sept 16, 2013 — sfgate.com
49ers help with Financial Football lesson

Sept 16, 2013 — Time Magazine
Pop Chart — Easy Money

Sept 15, 2013 — nbcbayarea.com
49ers to Give High School Students Lesson in Finance

Sept 6, 2013 — The Kansas City Star
Tooth fairy reflects the bite of inflation

Aug 30, 2013 — Reuters
YOUR MONEY-Tooth Fairy inflation gone wild

Aug 30, 2013 — Associated Press
Tooth Fairy inflation: Price of a tooth nears $4

Aug 19, 2013 — blogs.sacbee.com
Back-to-school shopping? Let your kids calculate the costs

July 30, 2013 — Mom Trends
TIPS FOR SAVING ON BACK-TO-SCHOOL

July 22, 2013 — USA TODAY
Royal baby fever: +1 financial planning: It costs $235,000 on average for a middle-income family to raise a child to age 17

July 3, 2013 — DailyFinance.com
The Worth of July: How to Keep Your Budget from Exploding

July 2, 2013 — BuzzFeed.com
Nearly Half Of All Americans Will Buy Fireworks For July 4

June 20, 2013 — LA Times
Fourth of July spending expected to increase, survey says

May 24, 2013 — MainStreet.com
2013 Financial Literacy Forum Series Dispatch

May 24, 2013 — BusinessTodayEgypt.com
It's as Easy as A, B, Financial Literacy

May 8, 2013 — Kiplinger
How to Keep Prom Costs Under Control

May 7, 2013 — USA Today
Money Quick Tips: Pruning the price of prom

May 5, 2013 — Washington Examiner
Pricey proms test parents' patience

April 30, 2013 — The Washington Post
Keeping prom in perspective

April 28, 2013 — Business Day
Way we live now demands new financial choices

April 25, 2013 — American Banker
Visa App Helps Teens (and Parents) Contain Prom Costs

April 25, 2013 — New York Times Bucks Blog
What Families Are Spending on Prom Night

April 24, 2013 — The Daily Mail
How prom costs have risen up to $1,139 per family this year thanks to 'more elaborate dresses' and TWO pairs of shoes

April 24, 2013 — New York Daily News
Get ready to pony up for prom: local tab to hit $1,528 this year for your little Kardashian

April 24, 2013 — Reuters
YOUR MONEY-Taffeta shock: What U.S. families shell out for school proms

April 24, 2013 — CBS Money Watch
Prom time: Get ready for the $1,100 bill

April 24, 2013 — Investor Place
OMG, PROM SPENDING IS TOTALLY KICKING ASS IN 2013!

April 24, 2013 — TIME
How to Tame the Rising Cost of Prom Season

April 18, 2013 — Main Street
Financial Literacy Summit Addresses Gaps in Understanding

April 17, 2013 — IdahoReporter.com
State treasurer cautions lawmakers about expansion of Medicaid

April 17, 2013 — Huffington Post
Financial Literacy For Women: Visa International Barometer Of Women's Financial Literacy Shows How Women Handle Their Money

April 8, 2013 — KRQE News 13
Bronco at ABQ school to talk money

March 31, 2013 — The Monroe News Star
High school prom can be costly

March 20, 2013 — Newsday (New York)
What's new with the Tooth Fairy

February 21, 2013 — Washington Post (Blog)
London Fletcher forced to play for Cowboys in 'Financial Football'

February 20, 2013 — ABC7/WJLA
Washington Redskins' players take part in financial football program

February 1, 2013 — HLNtv.com
NFL stars promote financial literacy for youth

January 31, 2013 — USA Today
Saints' Drew Brees embraces New Orleans ambassador role

January 31, 2013 — Forbes
Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Gets Serious About Football Video Games

January 30, 2013 — Nola.com/The Times-Picayune
Drew Brees making all kinds of Super Bowl 2013 appearances, just not on the field

January 30, 2013 — ESPNgo.com
Dollars and sense with Drew Brees

January 10, 2013 — Eagle Daily Investor
Chris Versace’s PowerTalk: Jason Alderman of Visa

December 20, 2012 — AOL Daily Finance/The Motley Fool
Are You Shopping in "Panic Mode"? Here Are 4 Ways to Stop It

December 19, 2012 — TIME
Beware Panic Shopping! How to Make a Last-Minute Gift Count

December 17, 2012 — Chicago Tribune
16% of People Haven't Started Holiday Shopping Visa poll finds that 73% haven't finished

December 17, 2012 — New York Times Bucks Blog
Procrastinating Holiday Shoppers Abound

November 2, 2012 — Yahoo! Finance Canada
Kids and money: How young is too young?

October 30, 2012 — NewsChannel 5 WTVF-TV Nashville
Titans' Jake Locker Launches Financial Football Game

October 19, 2012 — Visa Viewpoints
Steeler Mike Wallace, State Treasurer Rob McCord Help Tackle Financial Literacy

October 16, 2012 — CBS Pittsburgh
Steelers' Mike Wallace Brings Financial Football Lesson To Local School

October 16, 2012 — FOXBusiness
How to Avoid Overspending this Holiday Season

October 4, 2012 — allafrica.com
Rwanda: Financial Literacy Game Launched in Schools

September 22, 2012 — Boston Globe
Wireless-phone bills causing financial stress

September 20 , 2012 — WDAY TV
Thursday's App of the Week: Tooth Fairy Calculator

September 4 , 2012 — Los Angeles Times
What's a tooth worth? Tooth Fairy says it's now $3

Sept. 3 , 2012 — USA TODAY
Tooth Fairy survey: $3 goes under the pillow

July 1 , 2012 — USA TODAY Money
Retailers see Fourth of July spending fizzle

June 23, 2012 — San Francisco Chronicle
The Most Financially Literate Countries

June 2012 — Business Today Egypt
Why Financial Literacy Matters

May 29, 2012 — benefitspro.com
3 unorthodox tools to promote financial literacy

May 29, 2012 — The Washington Post: On Parenting Blog
Prom becoming out of control: Report says parents plan to spend, on average, $1,078 each on the event

May 25, 2012 — Marketplace.org
Gateway Stocks: Starting investors young

May 16, 2012 — Business Today Egypt
Financial Literacy to the Rescue

May 10, 2012 — Action News wxyz.com
Matthew Stafford visits Pentagon, White House

May 9, 2012 — Yahoo! Sports
NFL, Lions' Stafford Take on Financial Literacy: Fan Reaction

May 8, 2012 — Wall Street Journal.com
For Prom, Don't Worry About the Date, Think of the Ride

May 4, 2012 — New York Daily News
Prom gets pricier for average U.S. family spending more than $1,000 for the night

May 3, 2012 — TODAY Moms
Prom-flation: Average family spends more than $1,000 on teen dance

May 2, 2012 — Kiplinger
How Americans Rank When It Comes to Discussing Money With Kids

Arpil 23, 2012 — TIME Moneyland
Financial Literacy: U.S. Trails … Brazil and Mexico?

Arpil 20, 2012 — Nightly Business Report
Modern Day's Prom Night Price-Tag

Arpil 19, 2012 — Denver Post
$1,078 on prom expenses? We're not kidding

Arpil 12, 2012 — Green Bay Post Gazette
Greg Jennings helps kids tackle money management

Mar 24, 2012 — Kansas City Star
Super-hero comic book educates while it entertains

Mar 19, 2012 — Lubbock Avalanche - Journal
Super-hero comic book educates while it entertains

Mar 12, 2012 — Wall Street Journal
Kids, Let's Play the Money Game!

Mar 10, 2012 — Denver Post
In Custom Marvel Comic, Superheroes Champion Lessons in Coin, Crime-Fighting

Feb 20, 2012 — Foxbusiness.com
Survey: Valentine's spending up for men

Feb 13, 2012 — The Arizona Republic
Survey: Valentine's spending up for men

Jan 31, 2012 — Boston Herald
Survey: Average fan to spend $118.80 on Super Bowl party

Jan 31, 2012 — FoxProvidence
Test your skills: Financial football

Jan 31, 2012 — Boston Globe
Patriots fans calling signals on game-day parties

Jan 20, 2012 — The Wall Street Journal
Money Games For Kids

Dec 19, 2011 — Sacramento Bee
Visa Inc. Survey: 77% of Consumers Still Haven't Finished Their Holiday Gift Shopping

Dec 13, 2011 — Richmond Times-Dispatch
Virginia schools playing Financial Football

Dec 4, 2011 — LA Times
Spend smartly on holiday gifts

Nov 15, 2011 — WJBK Fox 2 Detroit
Lions Suh Helps Roll Out 'Financial Football' Program

Nov 1, 2011 — Seattle Times
Video game teaches finances through football

Oct 30, 2011 — Sacramento Bee
Personal Finance: Many Americans Have Misperceptions About Credit Score

Oct 11, 2011 — St. Petersburg Times
New football video teaches kids how to score financially

Sept 15, 2011 — Clayton News Daily
Video Game Teaches Students Financial Literacy

Aug 15, 2011 — Georgia Public Broadcasting
Video Game Teaches Money Skills

Sept 4, 2011 — San Francisco Chronicle
Kids learn a Giant financial baseball lesson

Aug 15, 2011 — Press-Register
As kids head into the world, it's time for the talk on financial literacy

Aug 5, 2011 — Wall Street Journal Blog
Friday Fun: Tooth Fairy Economics

Aug 2, 2011 — CNN
In this dire economy, even the Tooth Fairy is pinching pennies

July 28, 2011 — TIME Moneyland
Is the Tooth Fairy Getting Stingy? Or More Generous?

July 28, 2011 — The Courier Post
Back-to-school shopping trips expected to be leaner this year

July 27, 2011 — The Washington Times
Recession really puts the bite on tooth fairy

July 27, 2011 — Denver Post
Tooth Fairy gets frugal in shaky economy

July 18, 2011 — SF Weekly
Bay Area Kids Get Paid More for Their Teeth

June 17, 2011 — Time Magazine's MoneyLand
Couldn't Afford to Send Your Kid to Prom?

July 16, 2011 — CNN Money
Cost of prom rises, leaving many kids left out

May 24, 2011 — Milwaukee • Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Dads aren't passing along financial advice, survey says

May 11, 2011 — WMBFnews.com
SC treasurer talks financial literacy in schools

April 20, 2011 — MetroWNY.com
Robert Haley earns national recognition

April 13, 2011 — Kiplingers
Financial Soccer Works Teaching Kids Money Lessons

March 10, 2011 — San Francisco, CA
Cheektowaga Teacher Recognized as National 'Innovative Educator' of the Month by Visa Inc.

February 12, 2011 — msn
Area football aficionados score big in Visa competition

February 2, 2011 — msn
Visa Partners with NFL to Promote Financial Football Apps

January 31, 2011 — msn
NFL Players Join Visa Teaching Financial Lessons to Dallas Students with Financial Football Game

November 27, 2010 — StarTribune.com
Some Ways to Keep Holiday Spending Under Control

November 10, 2010 — Monterey County Herald
49ers Alex Smith, Patrick Willis advise Salinas Students on Finances

November 9, 2010 — KSBW.com
49ers' Smith, Willis Talk Finances At North Salinas High School

November 9, 2010 — Salinas Californian
49ers Visit North Salinas High School to Talk About Finance

October 20, 2010 — The Wall Street Journal
How to Accept Money From Your Relatives

June 29, 2010 — Associated Press
For NFL Rookies, Playbook Includes Money Matters

October 12, 2010 — The Kansas City Star
Chiefs’ Matt Cassel plays ’Financial Football’

October 12, 2010 — ktka.com
Students tackle money issues with Financial Football

October 12, 2010 — The Kansas City Star
Chiefs’ quarterback urges teens to study financial playbook

October 10, 2010 — The Dallas Morning News
Financial Football video game gives youths a valuable handoff of knowledge

October 8, 2010 — Politico.com
Drew Brees Financial literacy for all Americans

October 5, 2010 — Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
Game teaches financial skills

October 3, 2010 — The Times-Picayune
Louisiana marketing the latest version of Financial Football video game helping kids learn about money

September 27, 2010 — MyBankTracker.com
NFL, Visa Launch Financial Football Educational Game for Kids

September 21, 2010 — CBS MoneyWatch
The 6 Best Online Games That Teach About Money

September 14, 2010 — CBS News
Drew Brees Tackles Financial Literacy

September 13, 2010 — CNBC
A Saintly Calling

September 13, 2010 — Fox News
Bringing Pride Back to Big Easy

September 13, 2010 — WDAM
Drew Brees helps kick off free video game at Bay High

September 13, 2010 — MBP News
Using Football to Teach Financial Literacy

September 13, 2010 — The New Ledger
Drew Brees on Financial Football

September 13, 2010 — Sun Herald
Saints player leads Bay High students in ‘Financial Football’

September 13, 2010 — GAMEPRO
Are you ready for some Financial Football?

June 30, 2010 — FoxSports.com
Back to school for Brees, Bradford

June 8, 2010 — FOX Providence.com
Scoring goals for financial literacy

May 28, 2010 — SCNOW.com
Football game teaches students money management

May 28, 2010 — Channel 7 News
Football Game Designed to Teach Students Money Management

May 26, 2010 — Contra Costa Times
ID theft protection: Don't leave home without it

May 21, 2010 — The Hill Times
Nation’s financial literacy plays crucial role in return to economic prosperity: Wilson

May 18, 2010 — MarketWatch
Should our kids carry credit cards?

May 10, 2010 — The Financial Post
Visa launches FIFA soccer video game to boost financial literacy

May 8, 2010 — The Gulf News
Consumers' financial education is important for a country's stability

May 8, 2010 — The Gulf News
Financial Literacy can save you money

May 7, 2010 — Inquirer.net
Visa Teaches Self-Empowerment Through Budgeting

May 5, 2010 — Sun2Surf
Score with Visa Financial Football

May 4, 2010 — MarketWatch
Despite tough times, parents spend big on kids

April 30, 2010 — INQUIRER.net
Visa’s tips on how to live within your means

April 23, 2010 — ABC Channel 7 News
Finney's Friday Free Stuff

March 23, 2010 — sportingnews.com
Landon Donovan is Back, Driving Crazily and Teaching Kids Finance Through Soccer

March 15, 2010 — gulfnews.com
Learning through Football

March 15, 2010 — The National
Score your financial goals

February 5, 2010 — Boston.com
Super Bowl and all the money it attracts offers teachable moment about finances

January 27, 2010 — DesMoinesRegister.com
Seattle Seahawks’ Seneca Wallace and Visa Help Iowa State Treasurer Michael Fitzgerald Hand Off Financial Lessons

December 15, 2009 — US Department of Treasury
US Department of Treasury Test High School Students with National Financial Capability Challenge

thestate.com - South Carolina's Home Page
Financial literacy and Latino youth

Nov 18, 2009
County students face off in ‘Financial Football’ - Delaware County Daily Times

Nov 16, 2009 - Education Week
Education Week Features Evolving Games as Tools for Teaching Financial Literacy

Nov 16, 2009
Students tackle personal finance - Galveston County The Daily News

Oct 28, 2009
Las Vegas students hit the Financial Soccer field - LasVegasNow.com

October 21, 2009
Soccer legend Jorge Campos hosts live launch of Financial Soccer

October 9, 2009
Free online soccer game gives kids’ financial knowledge a kick
- Fox 59

Sept 23, 2009
Financial Soccer introduced at Clinton Global Initiative meeting

Sept 23, 2009
A New Global Economy Must Rely on Financial Inclusion
- Special to Roll Call

September 21, 2009
Gamer Blog: Banking on Brees
- ESPN Sports

July 14, 2009
McDonald's to teach crew financial skills - Chicago Tribune

July 10, 2009
Kosar Bankruptcy Gives Finance Lesson to NFL’s New Millionaires - Bloomberg

July 4, 2009
McDonald’s teams with Visa to offer employees a financial education - Kansas City Star

February 18, 2009
Card company offers valley kids free lessons in personal finance - The Desert Sun

February 4, 2009
Students Learn Finances Through Football - KITV.com

December 3, 2008
Jason Alderman: We Must Teach Youngsters How to Handle Money - The State Journal-Register

September 7, 2008
Tackling finance with fun - Minneapolis Star Tribune

November 21, 2008
Rams Kicker Helps Teach Money Lessons - OzarksFIRST.com

October 31, 2008
Trick-or-treat spending - CNN

May 19, 2008
Strengthening Financial IQ Of Generation Y and Beyond - Southwest News Herald

May 18, 2008
Jack O'Connell and Jean Chatzky: Combating California's financial literacy crisis - Contra Costa Times

May 12, 2008
Game mixes football, finances, Central High class gives it a workout - The Courier-Journal

February 3, 2008
Financial tips from football? - The Arizona Republic

January 28, 2008
Alhambra High School students sample 'Financial Football' program - Phoenix Business Journal

January 21, 2008
Teaching kids to tackle personal finance - NPR's Marketplace

December 12, 2007
Patriots put NH youths in the game - UnionLeader.com

December 12, 2007
Holiday Budget - WRC-TV, NBC, Washington, D.C.

December 11, 2007
Financial Football Training for Students - NECN, Boston, MA

July 3, 2007
Vacation Budgeting - First Business Morning News

April 10, 2007
Teaching life lessons in dollars and sense - CNN.com

February 4, 2007
THS teacher scores with fiscal education program - Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

January 1, 2007
High schools teach more kids basics in Finance 101 - USA Today

December 19, 2006
New England Patriots Star Helps Promote Financial Awareness Among Kids - WOWK 13, Charleston, WV

December 15, 2006
‘Financial Football’ coming to W.Va. high schools, libraries - The Register Herald

December 11, 2006
Cowboys linebacker's words to learn by DeMarcus Ware's advice to students: Follow dreams, but have a backup Plan - The Dallas Morning News

December 5, 2006
Financial Education, Government Style - The Motley Fool

October 31, 2006
Denver Bronco's John Lynch and Rod Smith Teach Students How to Tackle Their Financial Futures (read) - Denver Broncos Official Site

October 25, 2006
Jason Alderman talks with The Street.com TV's Gregg Greenberg - TheStreet.com

March 6, 2006
Technology for the Adult Education Instructor