Although more people recognize that there is a retirement savings crisis in the U.S., many don’t know how to educate people about what it means to save for their future. Casual video games, cartoons and mobile phone apps are the newest ways companies and nonprofits are trying to reach people with financial education. Here are three of the most popular (and innovative) examples.

Kicking around the financial football

Financial Football
(Image courtesy Visa Inc.)

Visa Inc. has been developing financial literacy programs for all age groups since 1995, using unique means to reach people in ways that they learn best. The company relaunched its Financial Football and Financial Soccer games in 2010 because it wanted to bring financial information to people through things they are passionate about, like professional sports and video games.

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