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  • Children and young people financial capability: Northern Ireland

    This 2019 report from the Money and Pensions Service presents findings from the 2019 Children and Young People’s Financial Capability Survey in Northern Ireland.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Northern Ireland

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Children and young people financial capability: Wales

    This 2019 report from the Money and Pensions Service presents findings from the 2019 Children and Young People’s Financial Capability Survey in Wales.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Wales

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Children and young people financial capability: Scotland

    This 2019 report from the Money and Pensions Service presents findings from the 2019 Children and Young People’s Financial Capability Survey in Scotland.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Scotland

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Children’s financial capability: four to six year olds

    This 2019 report commissioned by the Money and Pensions Service aims to explore what children aged 4-6 are learning about financial capability, and how it might be measured at that age.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Education, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK

    Year of publication: 2019

  • MyBnk's Money Twist: Primary Year Two

    An evaluation of the second year of MyBnk’s Money Twist financial education programme, aimed at 7-11 year olds and delivered in primary schools.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Financial Education

    Country/Countries: England, Scotland.

    Year of publication: 2019

  • How Families Teach Children About Money

    This 2019 report from MaPS aims to further understanding about financial education in the home and identify examples of good practice in terms of the strategies that parents are using.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Literacy And Financial Capability: An Evidence Review

    This 2019 review from the National Literacy Trust examines the evidence base that explores the links between literacy and financial capability.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK, United States

    Year of publication: 2019

  • Children and Young People Financial Capability

    This study provides insight into the links between children’s individual characteristics, skills, and environmental factors affecting them, and their financial capability.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • What Drives Financial Behaviour in Children and Young People

    This study provided a platform for MAS to check that the common conceptual definitions and understanding of financial capability among young people are consistent with their survey research.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Vulnerable Children and Financial Capability

    This review examines which children and young people are most vulnerable to poor financial capability, and/or face disproportionately large impacts of poor financial decisions.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • What Works Fund Evidence Analysis By Life Stage

    A funding programme run by MAS to fill in the evidence base about interventions that make a measurable impact on financial capability.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Education, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Assessing Financial Capability And Well Being In Ireland

    National survey and analysis of financial capability and well-being in Ireland.

    Evidence type: Insight i

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

    Country/Countries: Ireland

    Year of publication: 2018

  • 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

  • Children and young people financial capability deep dive: parenting

    A study assessing to what extent parent’s behaviour and attitudes towards money affects their children’s financial capability.

    Evidence type: Insight i

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

    Country/Countries: United Kingdom

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Gender differences in financial education: evidence from primary school

    An evaluation of whether a programme of financial education on savings, aimed at children aged 8 and 9, is effective, and to what extent.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Italy

    Year of publication: 2017

  • If it isn’t broke, don’t fix it – evidence of financial socialisation of children

    The study explores the role of financial socialisation in low-income Hispanic households, to determine if financial behaviours are passed down from parent to child.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: United States

    Year of publication: 2017

  • Lifesavers Evaluation: Final Report

    An evaluation of a financial education and financial capability programme for 14-18 year olds delivered by MyPath in the United States.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2018

  • Financial education in Europe

    This 2016 OECD report assesses trends and recent developments in financial education in Europe, offering policy and practical suggestions for policymakers and stakeholders.

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Education, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: OECD / Europe

    Year of publication: 2016

  • The path towards smarter, more targeted and more effective financial literacy

    This report summarises evidence presented at a financial literacy symposium

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Saving, Budgeting and Keeping Track, Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: Canada

    Year of publication: 2017

  • The impact of financial education for youth in Ghana

    The study is an evaluation of two school-based financial literacy education programs in government-run primary and junior high schools in Ghana.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Ghana

    Year of publication: 2015