Journal of the International Academy for Case Studies (Print ISSN: 1078-4950; Online ISSN: 1532-5822)


Financial Literacy In the Americas: A Brief Commentary

Author(s): Luis Demetrio Gomez Garcia

For a 21st century person, access to quality education, possession of decent housing, access to adequate health services, the possibility of entrepreneurship and investment, quality of life at different stages in the life cycle, and even closing the financial gender gap often depend on wise financial decisions from an early age, and on the wise financial decisions that parents make for their children. In this sense, the financial literacy of people is crucial for this decision making. The author reflects on the need for scientific production from Latin America on this subject.

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