Financial Education and Confidence in Financial Knowledge

Contemporary consumer education interventions typically expect to improve welfare by expanding consumer access to knowledge. We examine how a comprehensive financial education intervention impacts knowledge and confidence in knowledge, over 6-months. We find evidence that financial confidence persists longer than financial knowledge. We discuss implications for improving consumer education interventions.



Citation:

Stephen Atlas, Nilton Porto, and Jing Jian Xiao (2018) ,"Financial Education and Confidence in Financial Knowledge", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46, eds. Andrew Gershoff, Robert Kozinets, and Tiffany White, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 23-27.

Authors

Stephen Atlas, University of Rhode Island
Nilton Porto, University of Rhode Island
Jing Jian Xiao, University of Rhode Island



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 46 | 2018



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