Acquisition of financial literacy as a life skill: A study on financial literacy awareness of students
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CitationGezmen, B. ve Eken, İ. (2019). Acquisition of financial literacy as a life skill: A study on financial literacy awareness of students. Handbook of Research on Decision-Making Techniques in Financial Marketing içinde (247-268. ss.). IGI Global. https://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-7998-2559-3.ch012
Alongside the phenomena such as crisis, prosperity, etc., which emerged with the increase of global competition, the development of literacy levels has become critical. In the acquisition and development of financial literacy, first of all, the current situation should be determined, then the relevant policies should be developed and the literacy should be acquired through the necessary trainings to be provided. This chapter determines the relationship between the acquisition of financial literacy awareness as a life skill and the participation of the students who took the Introduction to Economics course in the Faculty of Communication at Istanbul Medipol University in 2018-2019 in the axis of survey method. Authors discuss the students' financial literacy awareness and skill in general. The chapter also gains insight into the situation of similar courses such as economics and finance to improve the perspective on financial literacy awareness.