Resources - Financial Literacy

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Financial Literacy

  • Adult Financial Literacy in Australia 1 MB

    This report presents key findings from the 2011 ANZ Survey of Adult Financial Literacy in Australia – the fourth Survey in a series published since 2003. This report presents key findings from the 2011 ANZ Survey of Adult Financial Literacy in Australia– the fourth Survey in a series published since 2003. We focussed on the behaviours that can be considered indicators of a person’s financial literacy. Analysis identified five behavioural indicators. To help explain differing levels of financial literacy between groups, associations with peoples’ characteristics such as age, education, household circumstances, financial knowledge, numeracy and financial attitudes were examined.

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  • Financial Literacy and Behavioural Change 1 MB

    This report, which was compiled in 2008 and updated in 2010, takes stock of what ASIC and others have learned about financial literacy to date. In particular, it covers available research findings about: what people know and don't know, what people do and don't do and how to change behaviours.

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  • NAB Financial Exclusion Report 1 MB

    This research was conducted on behalf of National Australia Bank (NAB). The primary objective of this research is to define and deepen understanding of financial exclusion in Australia and its relationship with social and economic disadvantage. This study is certainly the largest and most detailed examination of financial exclusion that has been undertaken in Australia, and one of the largest studies of this type in the world. The further research made available the agreed definition of financial exclusion which exists where individuals lack access to appropriate and affordable financial services and products – the key services and products are a transaction account, general insurance and a moderate amount of credit.

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  • Managing your Money 3 MB

    MoneySmart is a free website from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) that helps you make the most of your money. It has calculators, tools and tips to help you. In just a few simple steps, you can take control of your money, instead of feeling like it controls you.

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  • Financial Literacy Games

    A variety of financial literacy games can be found on the website of Practical Money Skills for Life. People can be educated by playing different games. For example, you can put your financial skills to the test with the new 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil-branded version of Visa's fast-paced, multiple-choice question game.

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  • Debt.org

    Debt.org is America’s Debt Help Organization, serving the public with thorough and accessible information on financial well-being. The organisation can help people identify the essential problem people need to manage in order to make better their debt situation. It also provide valuable tools and tips in dealing with your debt more easily. The website also include news feed and blog on debt related issues.

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  • National Financial Literacy Strategy

    The National Financial Literacy Strategy was developed in 2011 to provide a national direction for this priority area. It is a financial regulator funded by Australian government. It is meant to improve financial literacy and educate people to understand and negotiate the financial landscape, manage money and financial risk effectively and avoid financial pitfalls. The Strategy recognises that improving financial literacy is a long-term journey that requires a multi-faceted and nationally co-ordinated approach

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  • Finance in the Classroom

    Initiated by the Utah State Board of Education and Legislature, the Finance in the Classroom program design will assist teachers, students and parents to incorporate Financial and Economic understanding both at school and at home.

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