Think Money Answer to Sound Financial Education
Research conducted in 2004 indicated that Korean students have relatively low financial knowledge, compared to their counterparts in Britain, the United States and other countries.
Early Financial Education Key to Successful Adulthood
Teaching children the principles of Economics and basic financial knowledge was the most fulfilling experience for two volunteers of the financial education program for elementary and middle school students.
Practice Best Option to Learn Economics
Mark Twain, the father of American literature, once said, ``There is nothing training cannot do. Nothing is above its reach. It can turn bad morals to good; it can destroy bad principles and recreate good ones; it can lift men to angelship.''
Innovative Methods Key to Successful Education
Economic activities are no longer limited to individual consumption. It affects the entire community's consumption due to the chain reaction of the economic circle. Changing the consumers' perspectives from just money spenders to contributors to th..
Creative, Successful YWCA-Citi Program
Korean Students study very hard for most of the day, attending private lessons for language and music after regular school hours. From high school, most students spend all their time studying for the all-important college entrance examination to ge..
Woman Power Emerging in Financial Industry
Alpha girls are sweeping school and work, and the financial industry is not an exception. As one of the most sophisticated but conservative industries, the financial industry had set a high entry barrier for women. Not anymore. Equipped with good a..
Glass Ceiling Hindrance to Financial Industry Development
In recent years, the Korean economy has seen a rising financial services industry in its national income and employment, as it moves from manufacturing to a services-based economy.
Financial Education Crucial for Economic Strength
Korean youngsters, known as the ``thumb tribe,'' are smart, trendy, and fast in adapting to new technologies such as mobile phone and digital devices. But when it comes to economy and finance, many of them are ignorant and even unconcerned.
KAIST Aims to Be Top MBA School in Northeast Asia
Will Seoul be able to achieve its goal of becoming a regional financial center like Hong Kong and Singapore?
Digital Media Leads Young Minds to World of Economics
The country's economy notably ranks among the highest worldwide with per capita income on its way to reach over $30,000. Strengthening the economy means stability and prosperity.
What Determines Your Earnings?
On July 26, Michael Vick, who is a star quarterback of the Atlanta football team, pleaded not guilty to the illegal holding of dog-fighting charges against him. We do not know whether charges leveled against him are true or not. It will be determin..
Legal Minimum Age for Drinking
Do you know how old you should be for you to be able to buy or drink alcoholic beverages? My guess is that most of you do not know, but go ahead and drink anyway. Like so many other things in life, it can be complicated if you are not careful, howe..
Summer Camp for Financial Literacy Gaining Popularity
With more people keener on learning about how to make money with investments, students from collegians to elementary school kids are also increasingly attracted to various classes on financial and business knowledge.