This resource outlines financial literacy from a conceptual and practical perspective. It explores financial literacy within the context of vulnerability, poverty and financial exclusion, and presents the effects of financial literacy interventions on vulnerable groups. Finally, the author offers suggestions for future research and dialogue.

Author: Jennifer Robson, Carlton University

Published By: Prosper Canada Centre for Financial Literacy (formerly the Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy)

Additional supplemental material includes the Building a Financial Literacy Toolkit for Community Service Workers in Niagara Event RecordingFinancial Fitness Curriculum for Newcomers to NiagaraFinancial Fitness Curriculum for People with Low Literacy & the BeFair Project

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