Resource: A Case for Financial Literacy

The case for financial literacy: assessing the effects of financial literacy interventions for low income and vulnerable groups in Canada

This research report by Jennifer Robson examines the role financial literacy education plays in supporting low-income and other vulnerable Canadians. The report specifically discusses community-based programming, and provides evidence for the general benefits such programming offers. A working definition of financial literacy is provided, as well as best practices for delivering financial literacy information to vulnerable groups; suggestions for future research are also provided, based on findings.


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