Level of financial education: a study of high school students

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Natalia Lizbeth Chimbo Cabrera
Jorge Luis López-Lapo


Financial education is becoming increasingly important given the growing number of products offered by financial markets and their impact on the economic development of a country and the quality of life of its citizens. The objective of this work is focused on to measure the level of financial knowledge of the students of the "Elvia Jiménez de González" Educational Unit ; for this purpose, an exploratory-descriptive research was carried out, in which 56 students were surveyed. For the analysis and processing of the information collected, the tools PSPP and spreadsheets were used for subsequent interpretation. The results revealed that the students are at level 4 in relation to knowledge of financial education. The research concludes the need to continue providing financial education programs that will allow in the medium and long term to strengthen students' financial skills and knowledge.


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Chimbo Cabrera, N. L., & López-Lapo, J. L. (2023). Level of financial education: a study of high school students. Journal of Business and Entrepreneurial Studie, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.37956/jbes.v7i1.320


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