PERCEPTIONS TOWARDS FINANCIAL LITERACY IN INDIA

Ravikumar Thangaraj

Abstract


ABSTRACT
Financial education or financial literacy has assumed greater importance in the recent years, as financial markets have become increasingly complex and there is also an information asymmetry leading to making informed choices more and more difficult for the common person. Financial education can broadly be defined as providing the familiarity with and understanding of financial market products, especially, rewards and risks, in order to make informed choices. Viewed from this standpoint, financial education primarily relates to personal financial education to enable individuals to take effective actions to improve overall wellbeing and avoid distress in matters that are financial. Therefore, this article has made an attempt to find out financial literacy perceptions of people in India and their perceptions are analyzed in detail.

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