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Recognition

For the past 21 years, Practical Money Skills has equipped people of all ages worldwide with money management tools and resources. The flagship program offers curriculum, educational games, mobile apps, videos and financial calculators, as well as financial literacy theater roadshows, radio series, storytelling sessions and personal finance research. The global award-winning Practical Money Skills program has received a wide array of recognition for its work.

2009 CTA State Gold Award

2009 CTA State Gold Award

The California Teachers Association Board of Directors named Practical Money Skills for Life as a recipient for this award for its support of teachers, students and public education.

2009 Wealth Watchers Financial Literacy Advocate Award

2009 Wealth Watchers Financial Literacy Advocate Award

As part of this year's Financial Literacy and Education Summit at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Visa Inc was named the recipient of the 2009 Wealth Watchers Financial Literacy Advocate Award for its commitment to promoting and empowering financial education.

2013 Children's Book of the Year

2013 Children's Book of the Year

The Institute of Financial Planners of Hong Kong (IFPHK) chose Visa Inc.'s Practical Money Skills and Marvel's Avengers Saving the Day comic for the award as part of its annual Financial Education Awards.

2013 China Corporate Citizen Best Program Award

2013 China Corporate Citizen Best Program Award

Visa's China Financial Literacy Development Alliance was honored for acknowledgement of the company's efforts as a socially responsible corporate citizen in China. The award was presented at the China Best Corporate Citizen Annual Conference in Beijing on December 15, 2013. The gala event is jointly organized by the China Committee of Corporate Citizenship (CCCC); an entity registered under the Ministry of Civil Affairs, China Central TV2 (CCTV), and the Tencent Charity Foundation.

2013 China Philanthropy Times Outstanding CSR Case Award

2013 China Philanthropy Times Outstanding CSR Case Award

Visa's China Financial Literacy Development Alliance Program was honored with the award for acknowledgement of the company's corporate social responsibility efforts in China on December 5, 2013. The Alliance, launched in January 2013 by Visa Inc. CEO Charles Scharf, is focused on improving financial literacy in three key groups in China: youth, rural residents and migrant workers.

2014 Corporate Hero Award

2014 Corporate Hero Award

The Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation honored Visa Inc. for its leadership in providing support and services to returning military, veterans and their families.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Digital Dozen

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse Digital Dozen

Added to a list of exemplary web sites for educators selected by the ENC, which is funded by the United States Department of Education and administered by The Ohio State University.

Four Stars from Blue Web'n

Four Stars from Blue Web'n

Featured on this searchable library of outstanding Internet learning sites.

Four Stars out of Four Stars

Four Stars out of Four Stars

Detroit Free Press

IAWMD Golden Web Award

IAWMD Golden Web Award

Innovative Teaching

Innovative Teaching

Practical Money Skills for Life has been featured in both the Economics and the Banking Services issues of the Innovative Teaching Newsletter.

Jump$tart Soaring$tar Awards

Jump$tart Soaring$tar Awards

Honorable mention Presented by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy to recognize outstanding corporate initiatives to improve youth personal financial literacy.

Missouri NEA Horace Mann "Friend of Education" Awards

Missouri NEA Horace Mann "Friend of Education" Awards

The Missouri National Education Association's Board of Directors selected the Practical Money Skills for Life program for the 2011 Horace Mann "Friend of Education" award. Practical Money Skills was this year's recipient in the Organizational Achievement-Civic Corporate category.

NACAA honors site with ACE award

NACAA honors site with ACE award

At their annual conference held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA) awarded their ACE (Achievement in Consumer Education) Award to Visa's Practical Money Skills for Life program as the best innovative program for the private sector.

Teacher.com's

Teacher.com's

Teacher Information Network Gold Award

Texas State Teachers' Association Friend of Education Award

Texas State Teachers' Association Friend of Education Award

The 2011 award recognized Visa Inc. and its Practical Money Skills For Life website as an organization outside the field of education which has made outstanding contributions toward improving education in Texas.

West Virginia Proclamation

West Virginia Proclamation

West Virginia Treasurer John Perdue recognizes Practical Money Skills for Life and Visa Inc. as a private-sector leader in advancing financial literacy education.