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  • Financial Wellbeing: Using behavioural science to improve financial wellbeing in the UK

    This report summarises the evidence from behavioural science literature about financial wellbeing, alongside a review of other behaviour change interventions.

    Evidence type: Review i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: UK

    Year of publication: 2020

  • 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

  • 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

  • Childhood Financial Capability And Young Adult Outcomes

    This 2019 report from the Money and Pensions Service investigates the links between childhood financial capability and outcomes in young adults.

    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

  • Initiating budgeting behaviour among non-budgeters

    An evaluation of a pilot project that provided points to participants in exchange for responding to short quizzes and financial education messaging related to budgeting.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Budgeting and Keeping Track

    Country/Countries: Canada

    Year of publication: 2017

  • 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

  • The Money House: final evaluation report

    An evaluation of workshops for young people aged 16-25, designed to build financial capability and support the transition to independent living.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

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

    Country/Countries: England

    Year of publication: 2018

  • 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

  • Final Evaluation of the YouthStart program

    Evaluation of a financial inclusion programme for young people in eight Sub-Saharan African countries. Financial services providers received grants and training, to provide savings advice and financial education for young people.

    Evidence type: Evaluation i

    Topics: Saving, Financial Education

    Country/Countries: Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Malawi, Rwanda, Senegal, Togo and Uganda

    Year of publication: 2015

  • 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

  • Increasing youth financial capability: Evaluation of MyPath

    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: United States

    Year of publication: 2015

  • Core competencies framework on financial literacy (Youth)

    This 2015 OECD report contains an outcome-based core competencies framework on financial literacy for 15-18 year olds, developed by the OECD/International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE).

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics:

    Country/Countries: OECD countries

    Year of publication: 2015

  • OECD/INFE Toolkit for financial literacy/financial inclusion

    This 2018 OECD report contains the 2018 OECD/INFE toolkit for measuring financial literacy, developed by the OECD/International Network on Financial Education (OECD/INFE).

    Evidence type: Insight i

    Topics: Financial Capability

    Country/Countries: OECD countries

    Year of publication: 2018