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  • Money management & debt advice project

    Evaluation of 18 month FinCap project by the Salford Foundation aimed at vulnerable women in the CJS or at risk of offending, using group and individual financial capability and debt advice sessions to women in ten gender-specific criminal justice centres (called Women’s Centres) in Greater Manchester.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Financial capability and retirement

    This review brings together existing sources of information about financial capability and retirement planning, and establishes the key gaps in knowledge for new research.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2017

  • Consumer financial capability and financial satisfaction

    This academic, peer-reviewed paper examines associations between consumer financial capability and financial satisfaction in the United States.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: USA

    Year of publication: 2013

  • Regulating the credit card market: cap on costs

    This report uses data from the Bank of England’s 2018 Household Survey to present new evidence of the impact of credit card debt on low-income households.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2019

  • The Good Credit Index

    The 2019 Good Credit Index maps access to ‘good’ credit across the country, with the aim of repeating the Index annually.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Alternatives to high cost credit

    This paper examines the market for alternatives to high-cost credit and sets out the actions taken by the FCA on commitments made in previous reports, as well as next steps.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Managing My Money for the Just About Managing

    Open University & Coventry University designed and tested (using multiple controlled field trials) a short, behaviourally-informed financial education tool aimed at improving the day-to-day budgeting, spending, and saving behaviour of people who are Just About Managing.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Credit Use and Debt, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Get Set: family financial wellbeing programme

    Get Set is a financial capability programme funded by the Money Advice Service. It is aimed at parents of children aged 7-11. The course was delivered via four group sessions, three personal one to one sessions and a follow up session. In addition, online resources were available on a dedicated website as well as a social networking platform.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Digital Tax for Older People: What Works?

    An outcome-based evaluation, delivered by Tax Volunteers, to assess the impact of different types of intervention including guides, online, phone and face to face support, to enable older people to access online tax tools.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • The CashWise programme

    CashWise is a workplace financial education programme designed to improve fincap outcomes for low-income employees in east London. Face-to-face group workshops were delivered by ELBA to over 100 participants.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Credit Use and Debt, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Insurance and Protection, Financial Education, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Borrowed years. A spotlight briefing on young people, credit and debt

    Survey of 18-24 year olds in the UK about their credit use, and recommendations on how to address problem debt among young people.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2016

  • Credit card market study: interim report

    A study assessing the behaviour of credit card companies and consumers, including problem debt and possible solutions.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Credit Use and Debt

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Study on access to comprehensive financial guidance for consumers

    A study to identify best practice regarding both the provision and incentivisation of the use of financial guidance services.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Europe / EU, Australia

    Year of publication: 2016

  • The impact of financial education on financial knowledge and efficacy

    The study assesses the impact of financial education interventions on adults’ financial knowledge and self-efficacy, across a range of genders and age groups.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Canada

    Year of publication: 2017

  • Financial capability and debt advice

    MAS review exploring existing evidence on the integration of debt advice and financial capability, including stakeholder interviews and a call for evidence to providers.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Saving, Pensions and Retirement Planning, Credit Use and Debt, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Insurance and Protection, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Behaviour Change Campaigns

    The report investigates five behaviour change campaigns and draws on their insights to create 11 key lessons that can give evidence, direction and momentum to MAS.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Worldwide

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Evaluation of the Local Authority Financial Capability Training Programme

    The aim of the Local Authority Financial Capability Training Programme was to deliver improved practitioner confidence and capability in supporting vulnerable children and young people with money matters.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Financial education in secondary schools in England

    Research to explore the level, scale and type of financial education being delivered across secondary schools and colleges in England.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Pension Wise service evaluation 2016/17

    Evaluation of customer experience and outcomes for people using the Pension Wise services.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Pensions and Retirement Planning

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Pension Wise service evaluation 2017/2018

    Evaluation of customer experience and outcomes for people using the Pension Wise service.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Pensions and Retirement Planning

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018