Financial literacy of university students

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Rodrigues, Cristina S. ; Vieira, Filipa Dionísio ; Amaral, António Manuel Pereira da Silva ; Martins, F. Vitorino (2012)
  • Publisher: Academic Conferences and Publishing International
  • Subject: University students | Parents influence | Education | Financial involvement | Social Sciences | Financial knowledge | survey | Financial literacy

The current financial crisis highlights real problems profoundly related to the level of financial knowledge. Some studies suggest that many individuals, including small business owners, do not have adequate financial skills to be able to handle their finances. The term... View more
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