Paradigms of Financial Education in Brazil
André Taue Saito
Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp)
FEA-USP; Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)
Flavia de Angelis Santana
December 1, 2006
In Brazil, there is still an incipient handling of Financial Education as a consequence of agents involved in Financial Literacy reduced experience. This paper analyses Financial Education in Brazil and proposes five principles should guide the Public and Private Agents in Financial Education’s Programs. Therein, it is emphasized that Elementary, Secondary and Post Secondary Education is essential in the development of a savings culture and in the individuals’ awareness to deal with the financial services to comply with their own personal demands.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 29
Keywords: Financial Education, International Experience, Educational Policies
Date posted: May 12, 2013
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