Increasing Financial Empowerment

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Financially empowered citizens are the key to the nation’s economic health. Many state and local governments are rightfully concerned about and working toward helping the “unbanked” and “under-banked” build the personal and financial resources they need to achieve self-sufficiency. 

Issuing benefits through prepaid cards helps achieve self-sufficiency for these citizens, freeing them from high cost, alterative financial institutions such as check cashing stores, payday lenders and title lenders. Governments benefit from decreased postage and check printing/reprinting costs. 

Join GOVERNING magazine for this webinar to explore how issuing benefits with prepaid cards helps governments:

  • Enable the “unbanked” to achieve self-sufficiency
  • Give citizens greater security and convenience
  • Reduce fraud 
  • Decrease postage and check printing/reprinting costs
  • Increase efficiency and save time


Moderator

Mark Funkhouser
Former Mayor of Kansas City
Director of GOVERNING Institute

Speakers

 

Lella Miller
Director of Treasury Operations
West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office


Tom Vogel
Director of Financial Education
West Virginia State Treasurer’s Office 

Craig Driver
Vice President
Public Sector
MasterCard

Mamta Rodrigues
Vice President
Marketing and Product Development
MasterCard


For questions or more information, contact:

Katherine Howard
GOVERNING
800-917-7732 ext. 1421
khoward@governing.com

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