Young people face financial issues at an earlier age than their parents. Decisions about higher education, the need to be able to manage online payment facilities or even mobile phone plans require a level of financial literacy. PISA 2012 offered an opportunity to collect information about the financial literacy of Australian 15-year-old students, and compare that with their peers internationally.
"Snapshots issue 6: Financial Literacy,"
6, Article 1.
Available at: http://research.acer.edu.au/snapshots/vol6/iss6/1